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Table 2 Dysphagia and Odynophagia at Baseline, 6-months and 1-year post-operation

From: Non-active implantable device treating acid reflux with a new dynamic treatment approach: 1-year results

Dysphagia Baseline (n = 50) 6-months (n = 47) 6-m
p-value
1-year (n = 47) 1-yr
p-value
None 0–1 35 70% 43 91%   45 96%  
Minimal 2 4 30% 3 9% < 0.001 2 4% < 0.001
Moderate 3 6 1 0
Severe 4–5 5 0 0
Odynophagia Baseline (n = 50) 6-months (n = 47) 6-m
p-value
1-year (n = 47) 1-yr
p-value
None 0–1 37 74% 47 100%   46 98%  
Minimal 2 5 26% 0 0% < 0.001 1 2%  
Moderate 3 3 0 0 < 0.001
Severe 4–5 5 0 0