Minimally invasive Laparoscopic surgery with very fast recovery and no large incisions
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux (GER) is a disease in which your stomach contents come back up into your esophagus. Stomach acid may touch the esophagus wall or may create a burning sensation. It is also called acid digestion, acid reflux, acid regurgitation, heartburn, reflux etc. It is a common disease among the general population. Approx. 40% of people have complaints of GER. Initially, it can be treated with the help of medication but later surgery may be required in case of severe issues.
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a more serious and an extended form of GER. If GER occurs more than twice a week, it is called GERD and can be serious so one should consult the doctor immediately.GERD affects almost 20% of the population.
Increased pressure on abdomen
Calcium channel blockers for high blood pressure
Antihistamines for allergy symptoms
Painkillers, Sleeping pills or Antidepressants
Smoking or inhaling secondhand smoke
Painful & burning feeling in the chest
Problems in swallowing
Narrowing or tightening of the esophagus
Esophageal adenocarcinoma (cancer)
Inflammation of the esophagus
To diagnose the GERD, following tests are given:
The most popular GERD Surgery is Fundoplication and it is also helpful in controlling long-term reflux. This surgery is performed with the help of laparoscope, a thin tube with a tiny video camera. In this process, a surgeon sews the top of the stomach around your esophagus to add pressure to the lower end of the esophagus and reduce reflux.
Why Fundoplication surgery is preferred:-
Not eating or drinking greasy or spicy foods and alcoholic drinks
Not eating 2 to 3 hours before bedtime
Losing excess weight if you’re overweight
Quitting smoking and avoiding secondhand smoke
Pristyn Care specializes in providing the best treatment for GERD Surgery. With our own team of doctors across 10+ cities, we deliver personalized care according to your medical needs. Our easy admission to discharge process and world class infrastructure ensures a hassle free experience.