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Table 2 Other short-term outcomes of the first endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastroesophageal reflux disease

From: Outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastroesophageal reflux disease (ESD-G) for medication-refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease: 35 cases underwent ESD-G including 15 cases followed more than 5 years

  Baseline (before ESD-G) 3–6 months after ESD-G p value
Frequency scale for the symptoms of GERD (range)
 Acid reflux score, n = 19 15 (7–27) 7 (0–23) 0.0012a
 Dysmotility score, n = 19 10 (0–19) 5 (0–16) 0.0013a
Potency unit of gastric acid secretion suppressants for controlling GERD-related symptoms (standard deviation) 2.73 (1.40) 1.85 (1.61) 0.0009b
  1. ESD-G endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastroesophageal reflux disease
  2. aWilcoxon signed rank test
  3. bPaired t test