Reflux Fundoplication Dr Amit D Goswami
11Oct, 2018

What is reflux, what you should know?

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It is almost known to all, that, stomach secretes acid. Stomach is the continuation of the food pipe (Esophagus). There is a valve like mechanism (sphincter) at the junction of food pipe and stomach, that normally prevents backward flow of acid into the food pipe. Due to certain factors, the valve becomes defective and it results in backward progression of acid to food pipe or even mouth. This is called reflux (Clinically, called Gastro-esophageal reflux disease or GERD in short). Causative factors: Certain conditions can increase the risk of reflux […]