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How long is the recovery from acid reflux prevention surgery?
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Dr. Dan Lister
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on surgery.
The length of recovery depends on many factors, but the most important would be the type of antireflux surgery you have.
Typically patients undergoing laparoscopic surgeries, such as a nissen or toupet, spend 1 night in the hospital and recovery is 1-2 weeks. The new transoral surgery, tif, is typical 1 week recovery. But remember that some people recover from surgery faster than others.

In brief: Depends on surgery.
The length of recovery depends on many factors, but the most important would be the type of antireflux surgery you have.
Typically patients undergoing laparoscopic surgeries, such as a nissen or toupet, spend 1 night in the hospital and recovery is 1-2 weeks. The new transoral surgery, tif, is typical 1 week recovery. But remember that some people recover from surgery faster than others.
Dr. Dan Lister
Dr. Dan Lister
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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Bariatrics
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In brief: 1-2 weeks
Most patients these days have laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery.
Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery such as a nissen fundoplication involves reducing the stomach from the hiatal hernia, repairing the hernia, and wrapping the stomach around the gastro-esophageal junction to help prevent reflux. Most go home the next day, and are back to work in 1-2 weeks.

In brief: 1-2 weeks
Most patients these days have laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery.
Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery such as a nissen fundoplication involves reducing the stomach from the hiatal hernia, repairing the hernia, and wrapping the stomach around the gastro-esophageal junction to help prevent reflux. Most go home the next day, and are back to work in 1-2 weeks.
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
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