VA Heartburn

Ask the Expert: GERD (Filling the Gaps in Gerd Management. What’s Keeping you up at Night?)

Dr. Gillian discusses why people get reflux, why their weakened anatomy and hiatal hernia creates reflux, how medications work, how Nissen Fundoplication works and how LINX works. Watch on youtube Transcript 00:07 okay 00:08 and sometimes we have people who are 00:09 here because they got a spouse who's got 00:11 them and they're tryingRead More »Ask the Expert: GERD (Filling the Gaps in Gerd Management. What’s Keeping you up at Night?)
Nissen Fundoplication

Nissen Fundoplication Animation with Actual Surgical Footage

This video shows both an animation as well as actual surgical footage of a Nissen Fundoplication to treat reflux. The surgeon is Dr. Kevin Gillian at the Virginia Heartburn and Hernia Institute. A Nissen fundoplication, or laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication when performed via laparoscopic surgery, is a surgical procedure to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) andRead More »Nissen Fundoplication Animation with Actual Surgical Footage