Effectiveness of Nissen fundoplication versus anterior and posterior partial fundoplications for treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease: a systematic review protocol

Matthew Marshall-Webb, Micah D.J. Peters, Tim Bright, David I. Watson

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Abstract

REVIEW QUESTION/OBJECTIVE: The objective of this review is to determine the relative effectiveness of Nissen fundoplication compared to anterior and posterior partial fundoplication in controlling the symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease and reducing their side effect profile in adults.The specific questions posed by this review are: what is the effectiveness of Nissen fundoplication in comparison to anterior partial fundoplication (90 degree, 120 degree and 180 degree) and posterior 270 degree fundoplication in terms of symptom control of gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and what are the side effects of these surgical interventions?

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1095-1102
Number of pages8
JournalJBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2018
Externally publishedYes

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