Articles By Dr. Nett2018-08-06T18:45:44+00:00

What if I’ve had a Nissen fundoplication, but my symptoms have come back?

About 40% of patients with prior anti-reflux surgery (laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication) eventually need to resume PPI medications for reflux symptoms. Furthermore, ~10-18% of patients with a prior Nissen fundoplication end up having symptoms that are [...]

June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on What if I’ve had a Nissen fundoplication, but my symptoms have come back?

Hiatal Hernia and GERD

Combined Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Procedure: Hiatal Hernia Repair with TIF (Loose Gastroesophageal Valve Repair) While TIF is a great endoscopic option for patients with the appropriate anatomy, many patients, unfortunately, have a hiatal hernia that [...]

September 9th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Studies|Comments Off on Hiatal Hernia and GERD

Who is a candidate for endoscopic intervention?

We take much care to ensure patients are appropriate candidates for endoscopic antireflux interventions. The specific symptoms that patients are experiencing are not necessarily the limiting factor in patient selection. In fact, the TIF procedure [...]

August 11th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on Who is a candidate for endoscopic intervention?

What can be done for GERD short of surgery?

Initial management of GERD should rest upon lifestyle modification. Frustratingly, however, changes in habits are often not enough. While many day-to-day changes are frequently suggested for GERD, only a couple of interventions have actually been [...]

June 10th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on What can be done for GERD short of surgery?

THE EVIDENCE BEHIND TIF

One of the endoscopic procedures we offer to patients suffering from acid reflux is transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF). As you may have read elsewhere on this site, the premise of this procedure is the restoration [...]

August 17th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on THE EVIDENCE BEHIND TIF
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