The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Minimal Surgery for Treatment of GERD
September 1, 2003 (Issue: 1164)Laparoscopic surgery has become increasingly popular for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The usual surgical procedure, a Nissen fundoplication, prevents reflux into the esophagus. The review compares medical treatment with a...more
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