A Study to Compare Patient Reported Outcomes in the Belsey Mark-IV and Nissen fundoplication Procedures in Patients with Large Hiatal Hernia


About this study

The goal of this study is to compare the rate of recurrence of hiatal hernia in patients with large hiatal hernias who had the Belsey Mark-IV and Nissen fundoplication procedures.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hiatal hernia repair for large hiatal hernia at the Mayo Clinic between 01/01/2002 to 01/01/2012.
  • Had either the Belsey Mark-IV procedure or laparoscopic nissen fundoplication.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Age less than 18

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Mark Allen, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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