This is a condition where lower end of food pipe is having incompetent valve due to which the acid in stomach keeps on refluxing into food pipe. The strong acid keep on damaging the lining of food pipe (esophagitis) & this cause erosion & ulceration which leads to severe symptoms.
With the help of endocrinologist dr. controlled the blood sugar of patient was controlled. He was taken up for laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia. In this procedure diaphragmatic crura was repaired and wrap of upper stomach was created around lower esophagus. This procedure was challenging in view of morbid obesity & esophagitis as access to the hernia site was very difficult in this procedure.
Dr. Mradul Garg & his team, (Dr. Sachin Mittal) shares that, “the repair of Hiatus Hernia with reflux symptoms is necessary to decrease the risk of lower esophagus cancer and improve the quality of life by preventing regurgitation.” “Lifestyle modification like daily exercise, avoidance of fatty & spicy food is important for preventing acid reflux.
He further describes the potential benefits of laparoscopic surgery for patients like reduced pain, minimal blood loss and lower risk of complications, as well as a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery.