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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid often flows back into the tube that connects your mouth and stomach (esophagus). This backwash (acid reflux) can irritate the lining of your esophagus.
Many people experience acid reflux from time to time.GERD is a mild acid reflux that occurs at least twice a week, or a moderate to severe acid reflux that occurs at least once a week.
Most people can control the discomfort of GERD with changes in lifestyle and over-the-counter medications.But some people with GERD reflux may need stronger medications or surgery to relieve symptoms.
WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR
Seek immediate medical attention if you have chest pain, especially if you also have trouble breathing or pain in your jaw or arm. These can be signs and symptoms of a heart attack.
Make an appointment with your doctor if:
- Experience severe or frequent GERD symptoms.
- Take over-the-counter medications for heartburn more than twice a week.
GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX SURGERY
This Anti-reflux surgery consists of seeking to correct altered physical changes that cause reflux such as hiatal hernia, valves or incompetent sphincter. Nissen fundoplication is one of the options that is performed by minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. Basically it is done with internment of 24-48 h and the recovery is very fast.
When you have more than 6 months being treated with medication and lifestyle changes without improvement, it is time to consider Anti-reflux surgery Dominican Republic.
WHY CHOOSE US FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY?
We provide pre-surgical evaluations and perform surgical procedures in our main office located at Luis F. Thomén # 457 Dominican Medical Center Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Obesity is a complex and chronic medical disease. From the clinical history and eating behaviors to a series of psychological concerns, our patients are thoroughly evaluated by a multidisciplinary team. Our team uses the latest in research, technology, nutritional, behavioral and psychological support to provide our patients the best possible care.
Due to our experience with all bariatric surgery options, our experts can accurately recommend the best surgical treatment for each patient.