Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease with medication and antireflux maneuvers recently has seen dramatic improvement. Unfortunately, a significant number of patients still do not achieve satisfactory relief and must undergo a surgical procedure. Conventional antireflux surgery has inherent morbidity, as it requires a large abdominal or thoracic incision. This article explores the newer endoluminal and laparoscopic techniques for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Apr 26 1994|
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