Sliding Hiatal Hernia
Laparoscopic Sliding Hiatal Hernia repair
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): is a term used to collectively describe the problems and symptoms that occur when acid from the stomach washes up into the esophagus. This can lead to inflammation and irritation of the lining of the esophagus as well as causing the typical symptoms that are generally associated with GERD or acid reflux.
Alternate names: reflux, acid reflux, reflux esophagitis, acid regurgitation, and heartburn.
l Symptoms typically occur after eating a meal and can be especially noticeable with a large meal or spicy foods.
l Fatty foods, chocolate, coffee, peppermint as well as alcohol and use of tobacco products can cause or worsen symptoms.
l Certain drugs such as Theophylline, Albuterol, and Calcium channel blockers can also cause symptoms of GERD.
l Symptoms often are worse when lying flat, straining or sleeping.
l Symptoms may be relieved by antacids.
Left Pictuer: Before Operation
Right Pictuer: 1 day after Laparoscopic Operation