gas bloat syndrome


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gas bloat syndrome

 
a condition in which voluntary eructation is impossible; it is a common complication following fundoplication procedures.
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The most common operation for GERD involves wrapping part of the stomach around the lower esophagus to strengthen the reflux barrier and, while this is effective, it can also interfere with normal physiologic functions like belching, and vomiting, and may lead to the gas bloat syndrome," explained Soper.