Mr. Ewen Griffiths, Consultant Upper GI Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, joined us recently to answer questions around GORD, GI issues and the surgical treatments available for OA/TOF.
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GORD – Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease
Defence against GORD
Endoscopic grading of GORD
Types of hiatus hernia
High resolution manometry
24 hour ph testing
The modern diagnosis of reflux disease – the Lyon Consensus
SI (Symptom Index) and SAP (Symptom Association Probability)
Food and drink that affect the LOS
What are PPIs?
Are PPIs safe?
Alternative to PPIs
Upper GI endoscopy
Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery
Steps in the operation
Different types of fundoplication
270 Posterior partial fundoplication “Toupet”
180 Anterior fundoplication – Dor
Which fundoplication is best?
Post fundoplication issues
Functional side effects
Post surgery Q&A