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A 49-year-old member asked:

I was told i have to get open anti reflux surgery just wondering what to expect. also how large will the scar be?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
GI or bladder reflux: Gastro-esophageal reglux can ofet be repaired by a minimally invasive laparoscopic approach. Bladder reflux in a fifty-year old would likely be un-necessary. Could quite possibly be corrected by injection of duflux if patient is a child. Suggest you get a second opinion, which ever type of reflux is present. Good luck.
Last updated May 19, 2017

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