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February 13, 2017

Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Operations for GERD Linked to Fewer Postoperative Complications and a Faster Recovery Compared with an Open Procedure.

By cancerconnect cancerconnect (@cancerconnect)

Individuals with gastroesophageal reflux disease, known as GERD, who undergo laparoscopic anti-reflux operations compared with traditional “open” operations suffer fewer postoperative complications, experience faster recovery, and incur lower health care costs, according to study results published online as an “article in press” on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website, ahead of print […]

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