Undergoing Antireflux Surgery

Antireflux surgery is a type of treatment for acid reflux or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). The condition treated using this surgery is characterized by reverse flow of stomach acids or foods from the stomach to the esophagus. As the esophagus is just a tube that runs from the mouth to the stomach, it allows the…

GERD: Non-Surgical and Surgical Treatment Options

Antireflux Surgery is a procedure designed for the treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseases (GERD), commonly called acid reflux or heartburn. The procedure can be either laparoscopic or open, depending on the skill set of the surgeon. Most people usually go for the laparoscopic procedure because it is less painful, has a shorter recovery period, leaves…

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