The TIF Procedure has an excellent safety profile and has been performed on more than 18,000 patients with minimal complications.
What is GERD?
While experiencing occasional heartburn and acid reflux is normal, symptoms surfacing consistently more than twice a week could be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
GERD Symptoms may affect patents differently and involve symptoms which vary from mild or moderate to severe.
Schedule an appointment with Dr. Long to learn more about the TIF procedure.
The TIF procedure for reflux treats the underlying cause of GERD without incisions. This innovative procedure rebuilds the antireflux valve and restores the body’s natural protection against reflux.
Yes! In a 2016 study, 90% of patients experienced a reduction of their symptoms below the LPR threshold and 88% of patients experienced elimination of all daily troublesome atypical symptoms.
The TIF Procedure has an excellent safety profile. It has been performed on on more than 18,000 patients with minimal complications.
Before surgery, Dr. Long will determine if you are a candidate for the TIF procedure. If you are a candidate, you will receive instructions on when to stop eating and drinking just prior to the procedure.
After surgery, you may be able to return home the next day as well as go back to work and resume most norma activities within a few days. You should expect to experience some discomfort in your stomach, chest, nose and throat for 3-7 days after the procedure.