Gastroesophageal reflux disease - GERD information and locations in Mexico

Gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD is a condition that causes stomach acid to come back through the tube that connects the stomach with your mouth, causing a burning sensation in the chest or throat.
GERD surgery is considered once lifestyle changes or medicines do not help alleviate the symptoms. The most common procedure is called fundoplication and is done as an open or laparoscopic surgery, in both surgical approaches the top part of the stomach is wrapped around the lower end of the esophagus.
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Procedure: 4 hrs.
Hospital stay: 4 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 2 - 5 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups are scheduled face-to-face with any specialist following the procedure. Patients are clear for flying after 2 - 5 days from the GERD surgery.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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GERD surgery frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
Am I a candidate for anti-reflux surgery?
Surgery is recommended only after other methods have not improved your symptoms.
Will I need a special diet?
Yes, for the first days it is necessary to follow a liquid diet. After 2 weeks, you will be able to eat solid food, avoiding foods like rice and bread.
How long does the recovery take?
Depending on the type of surgery. In open surgery, the recovery time can be from 4 to 6 weeks, while laparoscopy can be from 2 to 3 weeks.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.