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Fundoplication—Endoscopic Surgery
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Fundoplication—Endoscopic Surgery Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

The surgery is most often done for the following reasons:

  • Eliminate persistent GERD symptoms that are not relieved by medicine
  • Correct acid reflux that is contributing to asthma symptoms
  • Repair a hiatal hernia, which may be responsible for making GERD symptoms worse
  • Eliminate the source of serious, long-term complications resulting from too much acid in the esophagus
 
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