Endoscopic fundoplication ‘should be considered’ for medication refractory GERD

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Endoscopic fundoplication demonstrated comparable efficacy to its surgical counterpart in the treatment of patients with medication refractory GERD, according to a presentation at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting.“Endoscopic procedures for medication refractory GERD have been available for a couple of decades now, but there have not been any studies comparing them to the surgical procedures,” Ravi Teja Pasam, MBBS, MPH, of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, told Healio. “This prompted us to perform this networkRead More

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