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A 40-year-old female asked:

I have duodenogastric bile reflux. can fundoplication help this? i know the surgery is more for espophageal reflux but can it help this too?

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
NF success 95%: DGER in acid medium is more injurious to the esophagus than DGER in alkaline reflux, has a direct correlation with impaired distal esophageal motility. Medical treatment gives satisfactory control of symptoms and healing of esophageal lesion in 70% of DGER.. Nissen fundoplication in refractory patient, was effective in control of heartburn in 95% of patients contrary to 50% in mixed symptoms..

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Last updated Jul 28, 2019

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