GERD Awareness Week: FDA news, endoscopic fundoplication, laparoscopic surgery

Gastroesophageal reflux disease affects 1 in 5 people in the United States.; although common, the disease is often unrecognized and misunderstood, the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders reported.“This year, we will raise awareness about living with GERD and what many patients face daily,” Cecil T. Rooker, president of IFFGD, said in a released statement. “The symptoms of GERD can be painful and often unpredictable, which can, on turn, have a tremendous impact on a person’s quality of life.”November 20 to 26, 2022 marked the 23rd annual GERDRead More

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