Laparoscopic Anti-reflux surgery in Pakistan

Heartburn & Anti-reflux surgery | Nissen Fundoplication

Laparoscopic Anti-reflux surgery in Pakistan medical procedure (generally known to as Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication) includes strengthening the “valve” between the throat and the stomach by folding the upper part of the stomach over the most minimal bit of the throat – much the manner in which a bun folds over a wiener. This laparoscopic surgery procedure in that aspect helps to treat acidity and heartburn.

In a laparoscopic methodology, specialists utilize little entry points (1/4 to 1/2 inch) to enter the midsection through trocars (restricted cylinder-like instruments). Carbon dioxide gas is utilized to incidentally grow the efflux.

The laparoscope, which is associated with a tiny camera, is inserted through the little entry point, giving the specialist an amplified perspective on the patient’s interior organs on a TV screen.

All these surgeries are done at ALSA by advanced laparoscopic techniques. That means the surgery is done with tiny key-holes and takes about an hour. Patients usually recover the next day and are able to go home. They continue the acid reflux medications for a month till the surgery heals up and are able to stop taking the treatments after that. The laparoscopic surgery is very safe and results are very successful with over 85% of patients reporting complete resolution of heartburn while the remaining have a significant improvement but may need occasional medication.

The most widely recognized explanation behind the medical procedure is acid reflux and heartburn and treating heart burn that doesn’t leave with prescriptions and way of life changes. And the reason why you should also head towards ALSA for treating that and benefit from expertise of Dr. Tahir Yunus. This medical procedure may likewise be a choice when you have:

Serious irritation of your throat, the cylinder that runs from your mouth to your stomach.Prior to medical procedure, you’ll most likely get tests before laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery to check how well the muscles in your throat work, including esophageal manometery and esophageal motility contemplates.

Hiatal Hernia | Acidity &
Heartburn Surgery Benefits

Laparoscopic Anti-reflux surgery(in Pakistan) has the following benefits:

  • It has short wound healing time period
  • It has less complications
  • Other than treating hiatal hernia it also acts as a weight loss surgery and helps protecting you from obesity.
  • It can help to treat heartburn and acidity permanently.
  • It is a very promising and effective treatment for hiatal hernia and heartburn.
  • It is a very safe and promising treatment for hiatal hernia, heartburn and also acidity.
  • Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery is a very minimally invasive procedure.

Laparoscopic Anti-reflux surgery will also protect you from asthma & persistent cough that can be caused by Heartburn and acidity.

Laparoscopic Anti-reflux surgery in Pakistan

GERD and acid reflux problem in infants and children

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) in children is called Pediatric GERD. Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is very common in babies and can be normal; that is when a baby spits up or vomits. This condition resolves on its own within 12 to 14 months. GERD is a more serious form of spitting up. The symptoms of GERD in children can include;

Difficulty feeding, eating, swallowing

Difficulty gaining weight

Coughing, gagging



Breathing problems

Child surgeon for anti-reflux surgery at ALSA Pakistan

The main indication for anti-reflux surgery in children is when the complications or persistent symptoms related to Pediatric GERD are not improving with medication. We perform anti-reflux surgery to tighten the muscles at the end of the esophagus (the food pipe that transfers food from the mouth to the stomach) by wrapping the upper portion of the stomach around the lower part of the esophagus. This type of anti-reflux surgery is called Nissen Fundoplication. Hiatal hernia can also be fixed during this procedure.

 Whenever a child is going in for surgery, it is a big deal for parents; at ALSA Pakistan, our child surgeon Dr. Muhammad Mohsin takes your concerns very seriously and discusses every step in detail. The good news is right after the surgery is done, you get instant results, and the problem is fixed, ending the need for long-term treatment and management with medicines.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long It Takes To Perform
The Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery?

It will take only one hour to perform laparoscopic antireflux surgery.

Is Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery Is Painful?

Laparoscopic antireflux surgery is not that painful as open procedures and the patient will feel slight pain that can subsided by taking any OTC pain killer.

Is Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery Is Safe?

Laparoscopic antireflux surgery is totally safe and is effective and offers quicker recovery than the open surgical procedures.