TUCSON HEARTBURN SURGEON: PROCEDURES
SPECIALIZING IN HIATAL HERNIA, LINX, TIF, & GERD/LPRD PROCEDURES
Dr. Chiasson offers many Tucson Heartburn and Hiatal Hernia Procedures to the patients he treats. Here you will find the procedures Dr. Chiasson specializes in. You can select each procedure to find even more information and how Dr. Chiasson approaches these situations.
Hiatal Hernias are very commonly associated with severe heartburn. They are not all the same and sometimes can be life-threatening. It is important to know that Hiatal Hernias do not go away over time.
TRANSORAL INCISIONLESS FUNDOPLICATION
The “TIF” procedure is an “Incisionless” non-surgical solution designed to treat moderate heartburn in patients without a hiatal hernia.
The LINX device is designed to decrease heartburn by improving the function of the muscle/sphincter that separates the stomach from the esophagus. The LINX device works has a two-way reinforcement of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES).
The Toupet fundoplication is a procedure that decreases heartburn by partially re-enforcing the muscle/sphincter that separates the stomach from the esophagus in patients who have a poorly functioning esophagus.