Nissen Fundoplication Surgery is one of the most invasive, but effective surgeries to treat persistent and severe acid reflux. During the procedure, the physician wraps the upper part of the upper part of the stomach completely around the esophagus to form a collar-like structure. The procedure requires a six- to 10-day hospital stay.
After dealing with acid reflux in myself and two of my children I have encountered the question "what about surgery to fix the problem?" more times than I can remember. Obviously none of us wishes to go through surgery or put our child through it unless it is absolutely necessary. My girls have not met the indications for surgical…