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Heartburn 101 - Surgical Options For GERD

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Updated May 14, 2008

With long-term GERD, complications may occur, and surgery may be the only option.

Fundoplication
Fundoplication is the standard surgical treatment for GERD. The purpose of the surgery is to reduce heartburn caused by acid reflux.

Radiofrequency Treatment for GERD
Radiofrequency treatment is a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure that is performed on an outpatient basis. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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