Endoscopic full-thickness fundoplication improves quality of life in PPI-dependent GERD

Endoscopic full-thickness fundoplication improves quality of life in PPI-dependent GERD

Endoscopic full-thickness fundoplication was safe and effective for the improvement of quality of life in patients with proton pump inhibitor-dependent gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a study published in Gut.“This endoluminal procedure is a promising alternative option to surgery in appropriately selected group of patients, who may not want to continue PPI long term,” Rakesh Kalapala, MD, from the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Hyderabad, India, and colleagues wrote. “Preferred cohort of patients who would benefit from EFTP includes those with PPIRead More

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