Celebrating our 400th case at Inova Alexandria Hospital The surgical team at Virginia Heartburn and Hernia Institute hit another milestone in May of 2021. We implanted our 400th LINX device. Dr. Gillian, Dr. Lee and Divya Bansal PA-C comprise one of the top 5 centers for this procedure in the entire United States. There areRead More »400th LINX SURGERY
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
Heartburn: Is is a heart related disease? Health experts from US Preventive Services Task Force released a guideline indicating that a low-dose of aspirin can… Read More »Heartburn| Is it a heart related disease?