During fundoplication surgery, the upper curve of the stomach (the fundus) is wrapped around the esophagus and sewn into place so that the lower portion of the esophagus passes through a small tunnel of stomach muscle.
Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), such as heartburn, can be uncomfortable or even painful. You may be able to prevent these symptoms by making lifestyle changes such as losing weight, not smoking, not using alcohol, and avoiding certain
While food is a common heartburn trigger, there are other potential causes of heartburn and GERD: overeating, hiatal hernias, even exercise. While food is a common heartburn trigger, there are other potential causes of GERD. Find out what may be triggering your reflux.