Postoperative Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Alexandra H. Leon GuerreroEmail author
  • Marina S. Kurian


Obesity is an epidemic in the United States and around the world. As the number of individuals living with obesity and its associated comorbidities increases, so has the number of weight loss surgeries being performed. Over the last several decades, we have gained knowledge about the different comorbidities and complications that affect patients before and after bariatric surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease among them. This chapter aims to discuss the medical and surgical strategies for the management of de novo or recurrent GERD after the three most commonly performed bariatric surgeries: adjustable gastric banding, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and sleeve gastrectomy.


Gastroesophageal reflux disease Obesity Bariatric surgery Sleeve gastrectomy Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Adjustable gastric band 



Adjustable gastric banding


Gastroesophageal reflux disease


Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding


Lower esophageal sphincter


Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy


Roux-en-Y gastric bypass


Sleeve gastrectomy


Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandra H. Leon Guerrero
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marina S. Kurian
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNew York University Langone Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York Minimally Invasive Surgery, PLLCNew YorkUSA

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