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Anti-Reflux Surgery

  • Simon Paterson-Brown
  • Graeme W. Couper
  • Peter J. Lamb
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Abstract

The surgical management of gastro-oesophageal reflux involves a variety of techniques and is associated with many different approaches depending on the underlying problem. As a result the associated complications which arise require to be managed according to the initial underlying condition. The key areas which will be addressed here relate to the decision for surgery and the type of surgery required; the different underlying problems for which surgery is indicated; and the identification and management of the potential complications.

Keywords

Gastro-oesophageal reflux Surgery Post-operative complications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon Paterson-Brown
    • 1
  • Graeme W. Couper
    • 1
  • Peter J. Lamb
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General and Upper GI SurgeryRoyal Infirmary of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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