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Doctors use this operation, also called fundoplication, to create a better valve at the bottom of the esophagus to protect it from stomach acid. You might get this operation if you’ve tried taking medications and making lifestyle changes to treat GERD, but they haven’t helped.

SOURCE: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

SOURCE: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

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