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Topic: Minimally Invasive Management of Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

A special issue of Mini-invasive Surgery

ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)

Submission deadline: 31 Dec 2021

Guest Editor(s)

  • Prof. Pier Alberto Testoni
    Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

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Special Issue Introduction

Reflux disease continues to be one of the most common pathologies in the world. There is much discussion regarding the mechanism of developing and the variety of possible symptoms. Anti-reflux surgery is challenging and has become even more challenging with the introduction of alternative endoscopic and laparoscopic options for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The Nissen fundoplication remains the gold standard for the durable relief of GERD symptoms and esophagitis. All anti-reflux procedures have a failure rate, and it is important to minimize factors associated with failure. The selection of patients for anti-reflux surgery and the choice of the procedure requires a thorough understanding of esophageal physiology and the pros and cons of various options. The purpose of this special issue is to discuss the clinical evidence and application status of the existing minimally invasive anti-reflux techniques and provide references for the development of this technology.

Submission Deadline

31 Dec 2021

Submission Information

Articles of special issue are free of charge for article processing.
For Author Instructions, please refer to http://misjournal.net/pages/view/author_instructions
For Online Submission, please login at https://oaemesas.com/MIS/?IssueId=834
Submission Deadline: 31 Dec 2021
Contacts: Lillian Lee, Assistant Editor, lillian@misjournal.net

Published Articles

This special issue is now open for submission.
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