Fundoplication; Anti-reflux 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 (nasogastric tube). Some...Read more
My doctor has recommended that I have my hiatal hernia repaired. I am waiting to see a surgeon. Is this a good idea, and what should I ask... Read more »