Assessing Laparoscopic Repair of PEH


Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernia (PEH) using a biological mesh appears to result in excellent long-term quality of life (QOL), according to Johns Hopkins researchers. Overall QOL scores improved from baseline out to 36 months among patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for PEH.

Source: JAMA Surgery, May 2015.

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