How Long Does It Take To Eat After Hiatal Hernia Surgery?

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Fundoplication; Anti-reflux surgery

Expectations after surgery

Hiatal hernia repair is a safe, effective operation. Reflux is greatly reduced or eliminated in 95% of patients.


Patients who have laparoscopic surgery typically spend 1 to 3 days in hospital. Those who have open surgery may spent 2 to 6 days in the hospital after the procedure.

During surgery, a tube was placed into the stomach through the nose and throat...

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