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Table 3 Postoperative outcome

From: Laparoscopic anterior gastropexy for type III/IV hiatal hernia in elderly patients

  Anterior gastropexy with fundoplication
(n = 4)
Anterior gastropexy without fundoplication
(n = 4)
Hernia recurrence, n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Residual mild obstruction, n (%) 2 (50) 0 (0)
Medication (proton pump inhibitor), n (%) 0 (0) 1 (25)
Endoscopically proven esophagitis, n (%) 0 (0) 1 (25)