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Table 2 Procedure data

From: Efficacy of transoral fundoplication for treatment of chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease incompletely controlled with high-dose proton-pump inhibitors therapy: a randomized, multicenter, open label, crossover study

Parameters TF group (n = 39) Crossover group (n = 21) p values
Fasteners used, mean (range) 21 (16–30) 20 (10–30) 0.786
Valve length (cm), mean (range) 2.8 (2.5-4) 2.9 (2.5-4) 0.894
Valve circumference (degrees), mean (range) 290 (240–340) 300 (270–300) 0.647
Hiatal hernia reduced, n (%) 36 (100) 16 (100) > 0.999
Hill grade I achieved (from Hill grade II), n (%) 31 (100) 18 (100) > 0.999
Length of stay >24 hours, n (%) 2 (5) 1 (5) > 0.999
  1. Immediate post-operative endoscopy was used to assess hiatal hernia and Hill grade.
  2. TF, transoral fundoplication.