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Postoperative Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Alexandra H. Leon Guerrero
  • Marina S. Kurian
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

Abbreviations

AGB

Adjustable gastric banding

GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

LAGB

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

LES

Lower esophageal sphincter

LSG

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

RYGB

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

SG

Sleeve gastrectomy

TLESR

Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandra H. Leon Guerrero
    • 1
  • 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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