Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair for Acid Reflux

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IS LAPAROSCOPIC HIATAL HERNIA REPAIR FOR ACID REFLUX RIGHT FOR YOU?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO MEET WITH A LAPAROSCOPIC HIATAL HERNIA REPAIR EXPERT AT IBI HEALTHCARE INSTITUTE?

Dr. Chris is the Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair expert at IBI Healthcare Institute. For patients in the Metro Atlanta area, throughout Georgia and beyond, Dr. Chris is available to meet with you, discuss your weight loss objectives and help determine whether a Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair is right for you. Please reach out to IBI Healthcare Institute today and request a consultation with Dr. Chris.

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WHAT IS A LAPAROSCOPIC FUNDOPLICATION AND HIATAL HERNIA REPAIR?

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is now considered the standard surgical approach for treatment of severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

In laparoscopic (keyhole) fundoplication, a new “valve” is constructed as the upper portion of the stomach (fundus) is wrapped around the lower end of the esophagus. The wrap is intended to support the sphincter muscle so that it will open only when it is supposed to and not allow stomach acid to push its way up into the esophagus.The procedure consists of repairing the hiatal hernia then tightening diaphragm opening with stitches or a mesh. Then the upper part of the stomach is wrapped around the end of the esophagus to prevent stomach acid and/or food from protruding into the esophagus.

  • Who is a candidate for this procedure?
  • Does acid reflux affect you daily?
  • Do you have hiatal hernia?
  • Are your suffering from complications of acid reflux?

Do I need a laparoscopic fundoplication and hiatal hernia repair?

If you have tried other methods of medical treatment and heartburn persists, then this procedure may be appropriate for you. Laparoscopic (keyhole) nissen fundoplication is an operation to relieve chronic heartburn when it cannot be controlled with medication and/or lifestyle changes.

What are benefits of Laparoscopic Fundoplication and Hiatal hernia repair?

  • Outpatient – no hospital stay
  • Gold Standard
  • Excellent results – 85% of patients do not need acid reflux medications after the Stretta
  • Small incisions
  • Durable with long lasting results

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