Gastroesophageal reflux, or GERD

The Unit carries out diagnosis and treatment of benign diseases of the esophagus and gastro-esophageal junction:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux and hiatal hernia
  • Para-esophageal and diaphragmatic hernia
  • Achalasia
  • Zenker’s diverticulum and other esophageal diverticula

Patients with benign esophageal diseases can be visited and undergo all relevant instrumental exams.

Surgical procedures

  • Laparoscopic fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic esophageal myotomy
  • Transoral treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum with minimally-invasive technique
  • Resection of middle and distal esophageal diverticula