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Open Reoperative Antireflux Surgery

Sherard Little, David P. Mason, Gail E. Darling, MD
Open Reoperative Antireflux Surgery is a topic covered in the Pearson's General Thoracic.

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Key Points

  • Reoperation after previous antireflux surgery is required in 3.6-16.4% of patients
  • A careful history and thorough objective studies are critical to optimal outcome. Identification of the patient’s primary symptom is essential to successful reoperation.
  • Surgical approach must be tailored to the individual patient. Reasons for failure of the original repair must be identified and corrected.
  • Results of reoperation for GERD are good but inferior to those of primary surgery.

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Key Points

  • Reoperation after previous antireflux surgery is required in 3.6-16.4% of patients
  • A careful history and thorough objective studies are critical to optimal outcome. Identification of the patient’s primary symptom is essential to successful reoperation.
  • Surgical approach must be tailored to the individual patient. Reasons for failure of the original repair must be identified and corrected.
  • Results of reoperation for GERD are good but inferior to those of primary surgery.

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Last updated: January 11, 2021