Title

Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

6-1-2012

Journal

Surgical Clinics of North America

Volume

92

Issue

3

DOI

10.1016/j.suc.2012.03.009

Keywords

Gastroesophageal reflux disease; Hiatal hernia; Laparoscopy; Nissen fundoplication

Abstract

This article reviews the mechanisms responsible for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), available techniques for diagnosis, and current medical management. In addition, it extensively discusses the surgical treatment of GERD, emphasizing the use of minimally invasive techniques. © 2012 Elsevier Inc..

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