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Table. 4.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Both Groups

Reflux parameters Long myotomy Short myotomy P-value
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy n = 37 n = 34
Grade A esophagitis 8 (21.62) 5 (14.71) 0.546
Grade B esophagitis 9 (24.32) 6 (17.65) 0.569
Grade C esophagitis 1 (2.70) 0 (0.00) > 0.999
Grade D esophagitis 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00)
24-hr pH impedance study n = 30 n = 27
Total reflux episodes 71.30 ± 50.37 61.03 ± 45.60 0.425
Increased esophageal acid exposure (> 6%) 12 (40.00) 7 (25.92) 0.399
DeMeester score 28.49 ± 33.40 27.00 ± 51.33 0.896
High DeMeester score (≥ 14.72) 17 (56.67) 12 (44.44) 0.431

Data are presented as n (%) or mean ± SD.

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