Anti-reflux surgery is a treatment for acid reflux. Reflux is a condition in which food or gastric acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus.
What is reflux surgery?
Anti-reflux surgery is a treatment for acid reflux. Reflux is a condition in which food or gastric acid is returned from the stomach into the esophagus. Laparoscopic antireflux surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that corrects gastroesophageal reflux by creating an effective valve mechanism in the lower esophagus.
How is the procedure carried out?
Anti-reflux surgery is carried out through general anesthesia and with a minimally invasive approach, resulting in a fast recovery.Laparoscopic procedures are minimally invasive techniques, this method uses several small incisions, rather than one large incision as in traditional surgery. Fiber optic cameras and specialized instruments are used to perform the procedure through these small incisions. This approach offers many benefits for the patient, such as:
- Less recovery time.
- Less scars.
- Less discomfort or pain.
- Quicker return to normal activities.
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All tests and procedures are performed in a specialized area of a certified clinic or hospital (depending on the condition or treatment).