Which surgical procedure is best for me?
There are 3 main anti-reflux procedures and when performed by our team of specialist surgeons, they can all deliver excellent outcomes. It is expected that 95% of reflux surgery patients will experience a significant improvement in their acid reflux symptoms.
In the table below you will see a comparison between LINX, fundoplication, and gastric bypass surgery, and the effects that they each have on acid reflux symptoms. The table also shows recovery times, side effects, and other considerations to take into account.
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|Acid reflux symptom resolution||90%+||90%+||95%+|
|Speed of recovery||1-2 week||2-3 days||2 weeks|
|Return to normal diet||4 weeks||Immediate||4 weeks|
|Long term outcomes||Known||Unknown||Known|
|Will it need to be redone?||In about 10% of cases||No||No|
|Large Barrett’s segment||Yes||No||Yes|
|More about Fundoplication||More about LINX™||More about Bypass|