In more severe cases of acid reflux or GERD, it’s likely that your doctor will recommend surgery to alleviate the symptoms and effects of the condition. Most acid reflux surgeries aim to repair the lower esophageal sphincter—or LES—a valve that can be damaged or weakened, causing acid reflux and GERD. Here are three acid reflux surgeries that could change your life:
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What is a laparoscopy? Or, what is laparoscopic surgery? For those of us used to the term, the insight comes immediately, but for someone who’s never heard about it, it can leave the procedure in a cloud of mystery as to the ins and the outs of the surgery. In that case, here is a little more information on laparoscopic surgeries and how they work.
At Tampa Bay Reflux Center, our reflux surgeons are subspecialized in minimally invasive surgeries for chronic acid reflux and GERD and one of their most popular surgeries is the Lap Nissen Fundoplication. Why? Well, there are a few reasons. Read on to discover what a Lap Nissen Fundoplication is, how it works, and whether it’s the right surgery for you!