Secrets for successful laparoscopic antireflux surgery: preoperative workup

@inproceedings{Armijo2017SecretsFS,
  title={Secrets for successful laparoscopic antireflux surgery: preoperative workup},
  author={Priscila Rodrigues Armijo and Spyridon Pagkratis and Crystal Krause and Dmitry Oleynikov},
  year={2017}
}
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a highly-prevalent multifactorial disease, with primary symptoms including heartburn and regurgitation. Despite the widespread pharmacologic treatment of GERD, antireflux surgery is cur-rently the most effective and definitive treatment for the disease. An accurate indication for surgery and the appropriate preoperative workup are the best predictors of surgical success in those patients. Several factors affect the decision of performing anti-reflux… CONTINUE READING