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I'm not from usa, do you think a surgeon should perform fundoplication op on someone with a 24hr pH de meester score of 1. I have many questions ?
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Dr. Fernando Austin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Fundoplication
There is a good correlation between documentation of acid reflux & demeester score.
If the score of 1 is the sole reason provided as justification for the fundoplication, standard of care would indicate it is not warranted . Of course there are variables not listed. Was testing done while on therapy, etc?

In brief: Fundoplication
There is a good correlation between documentation of acid reflux & demeester score.
If the score of 1 is the sole reason provided as justification for the fundoplication, standard of care would indicate it is not warranted . Of course there are variables not listed. Was testing done while on therapy, etc?
Dr. Fernando Austin
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Dr. Dan Lister
Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends.
A demeester score of 1 is normal.
If this study was done off meds, then i'm not sure you have significant reflux. Get a second opinion.

In brief: Depends.
A demeester score of 1 is normal.
If this study was done off meds, then i'm not sure you have significant reflux. Get a second opinion.
Dr. Dan Lister
Dr. Dan Lister
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