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Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Adults With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: An Update

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Findings of the Comparative Effectiveness Review: Surgery (3 of 3)

Evidence of low strength indicates that serious adverse effects associated with surgical treatments for GERD included bloating and dysphagia. This same evidence also indicates that fundoplication was associated with procedural complications such as postoperative infections and incisional hernia.

Abbreviation:
GERD = gastroesophageal reflux disease