By Jon C. Gould, W. Scott Melvin

ISBN-10: 1416063579

ISBN-13: 9781416063575

The overall physician was once first brought to laparoscopy approximately two decades in the past. In those earlier twenty years, there was an evolution within the symptoms, methods, and results for the surgery of many stipulations and ailments. the controversy in regards to the optimum process keeps. regardless of the entire advances which have been made in the course of the 'evolution of the laparoscopic revolution', there's nonetheless development to be made. This factor will study the heritage of the minimally invasive surgical method of quite a few stipulations, ongoing parts of controversy, and destiny instructions.

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Additionally, those with Barrett’s esophagus, regardless of type of treatment (surgical or medical), require long-term endoscopic surveillance with biopsy of columnar segments to identify progressive metaplastic changes or progression to dysplasia [48]. ANTIREFLUX SURGERY 955 Several studies have compared medical and surgical therapy in patients who have Barrett’s esophagus. These data support the notion that Barrett’s esophagus is associated with more severe and refractory GERD and ARS is effective at alleviating these symptoms in 75% to 92% of patients.

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