Here we try and present interesting articles that pertain to conditions like reflux, paraesophageal hernias achalasia, that hopefully can give you a better understanding of your options.
July 5th 2017
Millions of U.S. residents take proton pump inhibitors which are widely prescribed to treat heartburn, ulcers and other gastrointestinal problems. Now, a new study shows that long-term use of the popular drugs carries an increased risk of death.
Our group published data on re-operative surgery and showed high success rates and avoided open surgery when patients presented after a failed initial surgery. Most patients underwent their first procedure elsewhere and had excellent outcomes and low complication rates.
Endoscopic POEM myotomy associated with a significantly higher reflux rate (47%) versus laparoscopic heller myotomy (11%) as well as longer hospitalization going against a less invasive approach.