Hiatal Hernias and Reflux with Dr. Roy Schwartz

– [Narrator] Healthbreak is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the region’s fastest ER wait times. – Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a common problem, and usually controlled with medications. Dr. Roy Schwartz explains. – It’s where the acid in the stomach …

Hernia Repair Inguinal (Open) Surgery Patient Education

Hernia Repair Inguinal (Open) Surgery Patient Education

Before we talk about treatment, let’s start with a discussion about the human body and about your medical condition. Your doctor has told you that you have a hernia. But what does that actually mean? In general terms, we can say that a hernia occurs …

How is robotic surgery used for acid reflux?

How is robotic surgery used for acid reflux?

There is a minimally invasive surgery that could be done for acid reflux and that’s called a fundoplication. Most patients who have acid reflux they also have an associated hiatal hernia. So at the time of surgery, with we fix both. Robotic surgery allows better …

Hernia Hiatal Laparoscopic Surgery PreOp® Patient Education

Hernia Hiatal Laparoscopic Surgery PreOp® Patient Education

Your doctor has recommended that you undergo surgery to repair a hiatal hernia. But what does that actually mean? Your diaphragm is a muscle that separates your chest from you abdomen and helps you to breathe. Normally, the diaphragm has an opening for the esophagus …

GERD, Gastroesophageal reflux disease – Heartburn – MADE EASY

Digestion begins in the mouth, as food is broken down by chewing into smaller pieces. And by saliva releasing digestive enzymes such as; alpha-amylase and lingual lipase When food is swallowed, it enters the esophagus A muscular tube, that carries food from the mouth to …