Published in Elder Law Weekly, December 1st, 2004
The procedure is the third most common major surgical procedure performed in children. Overall, fundoplication as a treatment for GERD in children needs further evaluation.
Results of this retrospective cohort study, conducted on 198 children who underwent fundoplication at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston from 1996-1999, suggest that fundoplication for the treatment of GERD in children is not the most effective method of short- or...
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