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What r d odds that 1 undergoes acid reflux surgery, but then still experience it after bec turns out the cause of symptoms was not really acid reflux?

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Surgery sucess--Rt p: Current evidence suggests that laparoscopic fundoplication is more effective than medical therapy for the short- and medium-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux' Before contemplating Reflux surgery, thorough investigation to confirm the dx of refractory reflux disease is critical . EGD and long hx of refractory reflux,Manometry & Bravo test has to be done before deciding surgery

Answered 5/3/2019

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