TIF vs. Traditional Antireflux Surgery
Am I a Good Candidate?
What to Expect
Am I a Good TIF Candidate?
The TIF procedure is most appropriate for those suffering from GERD who:
To determine whether you are an appropriate candidate for TIF, use the Surgeon Locator to consult a qualified TIF surgeon.
- Regularly experience troublesome symptoms of GERD
- No longer respond adequately or are dissatisfied with pharmaceutical therapies
- Are concerned about the adverse long-term effects of taking PPIs
- Are considering surgical intervention but are concerned about the complication rate, mortality and potential side effects (e.g. gas bloat, dysphagia, inability to vomit) of laparoscopic antireflux surgery
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