Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: diagnostic and therapeutic approach.


  • Felipe Huerta Dueñas Department of Surgery, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional de Occidente, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico



Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Proton pump inhibitors, Fundoplication, Diagnosis, Treatment


Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic condition of the digestive system characterized by the reflux of acidic contents from the stomach into the esophagus. Surgical treatment offers a long-term alternative to medications, providing symptomatic relief and improving the quality of life in many patients. However, the potential risks and complications associated with surgery must be considered, and careful selection of patients is critical.


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