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Antireflux Surgery for GERD

  • Alexander J. GreensteinEmail author
  • John G. Hunter
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Abstract

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can present with a host of symptoms, the most common of which are heartburn, regurgitation, and dysphagia. In general, surgery is reserved for patients with troublesome symptoms despite adequately dosed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or with complications of reflux such as recurrent or refractory esophagitis, stricture, Barrett’s metaplasia, and asthma.

Keywords

Antireflux Surgery Esophageal Perforation Revisional Surgery Laparoscopic Fundoplication Short Gastric Vessel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryMount Sinai Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryOregon Health and Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA

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