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Table 2 Preoperative and postoperative symptoms assessed using 0–10 visual analogue scale

From: Laparoscopic fixation of biological mesh at hiatus with glue and suture during hiatal hernia repair

Symptom Preoperative 2–4 weeks 6ms
Heartburn 5.20 (3.92–6.47) 0.56 (0.13–1.00)* 0.48 (0.10–1.10)*
Chest pain 2.74 (1.58–3.88) 0.16 (0.02–0.38)* 0.28 (0.06–0.44)*
Regurgitation 3.62(1.84–4.32) 0.14(0.06–0.20)* 0.18(0.08–0.32)*
Acid reflux 5.70(3.82–7.80) 0.12(0.02–0.22)* 0.10(0.02–0.26)*
Dysphagia / 0.57 (0.04–1.09) 0.14 (0.04–0.22)
Satisfactory score / 8.36 (7.20–9.60) 8.18 (7.08–9.24)
  1. All data are expressed as mean (95% CI’s); * P < 0.01 Compared to preoperative data