Operation for GERD: Laparoscopic approach

Ketan M. Desai, Nathaniel J Soper

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) has assumed a major role in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The advancement in laparoscopic techniques and instrumentation over the past decade has led to an increase in the number of antireflux operations. Although the operation is fundamentally similar to open antireflux procedures, clear benefits to the laparoscopic approach have been described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAtlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9783540200048
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


Dive into the research topics of 'Operation for GERD: Laparoscopic approach'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this