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When lifestyle changes, medication and non-surgical options no longer bring relief from chronic heartburn and GERD symptoms, surgery may be the best option.

GERD - Nissen Fundoplication
The laparoscopic surgery for treatment of GERD, fundoplication, involves constructing a new "valve" between the esophagus and the stomach by wrapping the upper portion of the stomach (the fundus) around the lowest port of the esophagus. This site details that procedure, and it's aftermath.

Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Information in the format of questions and answers for patients eligible for laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, also known as GERD surgery.

Laparoscopic Treatment for GERD
An extensive FAQ which includes information on GERD, treatment options, surgical options and much more.

Nissen Fundoplication
Details on what this surgical procedure is, which is the standard surgical treatment for GERD, and how it can help chronic heartburn and GERD sufferers.

Surgery for Chronic Heartburn / GERD -- Questions to Ask
The best way to understand your medical options is to ask your doctor questions. If videoscopic or laparoscopic surgery is right for you, you may see a surgeon who can better answer your questions.

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