Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery

  • Francesco Palazzo
  • Jad Khoraki
  • Guilherme M. CamposEmail author


Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common disease. Established treatment options are lifestyle modifications, medications and laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery (LARS). In this chapter we present the definition of GERD, a basic diagnostic algorithm, indication for LARS and details of the common surgical techniques in use.


Gastroesophageal reflux disease Esophageal reflux Hiatal hernia Esophagus Fundoplication Nissen Laparoscopic surgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Palazzo
    • 1
  • Jad Khoraki
    • 2
    • 3
  • Guilherme M. Campos
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin Hospital and ClinicsMadisonUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  4. 4.Division of Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of SurgeryVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA

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