If you’re planning to have a procedure, you’ll want to spend some time preparing. Listed below are pre-and post instructions for various esophageal procedures provided at our center. If you have further questions about your procedure or preparation instructions, please speak with your healthcare provider.
Our esophageal motility tests include:
To allow for maximum healing after your POEM procedure, the following diet is suggested for the two weeks after your procedure when you are home from the hospital. We also provide a list of tips and recipes to help you maintain this two-week, post-procedure diet. The inpatient dietitian will also review this with you prior to your discharge from the hospital.
After your TIF procedure, please follow this diet for 6 weeks to allow for maximum healing. This diet will help you get the calories, protein, vitamins and minerals you need to maintain your overall health while you are unable to eat solid foods. Activity instructions are also included.
LINX is a surgery used to treat acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This handout will discuss 1) what to expect after surgery, 2) how to eat after surgery, 3) swallowing and medications and 4) common symptoms after procedure.
Fundoplication is a surgical procedure used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). After your fundoplication, please follow this diet for maximum healing. This diet will help you get the calories, protein, vitamins and minerals you need to maintain overall health while you are unable to eat solid foods..
This guide will help prepare you for surgery but also prepares you for what to expect following surgery.
Make sure to take this guide with you to every appointment including the day of surgery.