Indications

One of the keys to a good outcome is that the surgical candidate be well selected. The indications are primarily based on two principles: chronicity and severity of GERD in the context of complications and patient preference.1 As a result, the indications can range from a patient who desires to discontinue antiacid medication1 to patients with recalcitrant complications (e.g., peptic stricture) despite maximal medical and lifestyle modification. Some of the more common scenarios that involve patients with GERD seeking surgical therapy include the following.

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compoundsbr acid, bile, and pepsin.

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