Laparoscopic or Endoscopic Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
There are now several endoscopic alternatives to standard fundoplication for the management of gastroesophageal reflux. This chapter explores two of these, endoscopie suturing and the Stretta procedure, in contrast to laparoscopic fundoplication, the proven surgical procedure. Earlier chapters in this manual have discussed other aspects of laparoscopic fundoplication and issues related to medical versus surgical management.
KeywordsLower Esophageal Sphincter Laparoscopic Fundoplication Endoscopic Management Endoscopic Suture Stretta Procedure
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