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Some Data on Surgical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux
American Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017, Pages: 58-61
Received: Dec. 28, 2016; Accepted: Feb. 6, 2017; Published: Oct. 24, 2017
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Saimir Heta, University Hospital Center, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrician Surgeon, Tirana, Albania
Hysen Heta, University Hospital Center, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrician Surgeon, Tirana, Albania
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Gastroesophageal refluxis such a terminal illness it’s solution is surgical intervention that has been a challenge for therapeutic treatment. This type of treatment has started properly by positioning the child during breastfed, by the use of drugs, such as omeprazole. Purpose of the study: determining the efficiency of surgical techniques for gastroesophageal reflux, comparison of two methods: open and laparoscopic, determination of the advantages and disadvantages of techniques. The study was conducted over a 4 year period, from 1 october 2011 to 20 february 2015. The study involved 59 children, operated for gastroesophageal reflux with laparoscopic method and for the same period, 14 children operated by the open method. The duration of the operation (48 min) is greater in the group treated with laparoscopy, compared with open method (14min). In the open method we had 2 cases of wound inflamation. In both groups, a significant statistical difference is seen at the use of antibiotics. The duration of stay of patients with laparoscopic method (2 days), is significantly lower. In conclusion, it is seen that sparing incision, infant morbidity of fundoplication by Nissen, performed with laparoscopy, has the same success as it was conducted by the open method. Regime and placement of food is in both cases,at the same efficiency, in both operated groups.
Gastrointestinal Reflux, Laparoscopy, Open Method, Nissen Fundoplication
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Saimir Heta, Hysen Heta, Some Data on Surgical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux, American Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2017, pp. 58-61. doi: 10.11648/j.ajp.20170305.16
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