Cleveland, OH Reflux Surgery Cost Comparison

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A Reflux Surgery in Cleveland costs $9,034 on average when you take the median of the 43 medical providers who perform Reflux Surgery procedures in Cleveland, OH. There are 1 different types of Reflux Surgery provided in Cleveland, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Cleveland providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Procedure Price Range
Gastric Cardioplasty Cost Average $5,600 - $15,300 Free Quote

Compare Reflux Surgery Providers in Cleveland, OH

Facility City Type
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Marymount Hospital Garfield Heights Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Geauga Regional Hospital Chardon Acute Care Hospital
Shaker Heights Surgical Center Shaker Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Medina General Hospital Medina Acute Care Hospital
Uhhs Zeeba Surgery Center Lyndhurst Ambulatory Surgical Center
Cleveland Surgical Suites Richmond Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Metrohealth Medical Center Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Fairview Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Rockside Road Surgery Center Independence Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mentor Surgery Center Mentor Ambulatory Surgical Center
University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center Bedford Acute Care Hospital
The Surgery Center Cleveland Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Lorain Surgery Center Lorain Ambulatory Surgical Center
EMH Regional Medical Center Elyria Acute Care Hospital
Northeast Ohio Surgery Center Orange Village Ambulatory Surgical Center
Euclid Hospital Euclid Acute Care Hospital
South Pointe Hospital Warrensville Heights Acute Care Hospital
Premium Surgery Center Elyria Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hillcrest Hospital Mayfield Heights Acute Care Hospital
Uhhs Westlake Surgery Center Westlake Ambulatory Surgical Center
University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center Richmond Heights Acute Care Hospital
Parma Ambulatory Surgery Center Parma Ambulatory Surgical Center
Brecksville Surgery Center Brecksville Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Coast Surgery Center Elyria Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southwest General Health Center Middleburg Heights Acute Care Hospital
Wadsworth-rittman Hospital Wadsworth Acute Care Hospital
The Surgery Center Pearl Cleveland Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Hospital for Orthopaedic and Specialty Services Amherst Acute Care Hospital
Willoughby Surgery Center Willoughby Ambulatory Surgical Center
Chagrin Surgery Center Beachwood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Parma Community General Hospital Parma Acute Care Hospital
Saint John West Shore Hospital Westlake Acute Care Hospital
Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center Lorain Acute Care Hospital
Ambulatory Surgery Center of Northern Ohio Lyndhurst Ambulatory Surgical Center
Big Creek Surgery Center Middleburg Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lakewood Hospital Lakewood Acute Care Hospital
Lakeeast Hospital Painesville Acute Care Hospital
Uhhs Mentor Surgery Center Mentor Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Vincent Charity Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
The Lu-jean Feng Clinic Pepper Pike Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lutheran Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital

Reflux Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Reflux surgery or (gastric cardioplasty) may be a standard “open” procedure through an incision large enough to access the esophagus and stomach or a “laparoscopic” procedure performed through tiny incisions, using an instrument with a camera attached (laparoscope) and a video monitor to guide the repair. The surgeon will bind the end of the esophagus to the top of the stomach with tools on the endoscope or they may use stitches. This procedure is meant to strengthen the valve between the stomach and esophagus to prevent a backup of stomach acid, thus reducing or eliminating acid reflux (GERD). Reflux surgeries are performed by a general surgeon, and patients are under general anesthesia during the procedure. Depending on the patient's situation and type of surgery, they may be able to go home after two days (laparoscopic) or may remain hospitalized for up to a week (open). Both procedures are conducted using general anesthesia. Laparoscopic surgery is often associated with a lower rate of complications, a shorter hospital stay and better cosmetic results than the open procedure. Surgery is the next step after more conservative methods — medication, diet, weight loss, quitting smoking and other minor lifestyle adjustments — have failed.

Patient Preparation for Reflux Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with blood or other diagnostic tests — chest X-ray, lung function test, EKG. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant). Also tell your doctor if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention, and, finally, if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will probably need to follow a clear liquid diet for two days prior to your surgery. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You will need to make arrangements for transportation home from the hospital. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Reflux Surgery

The surgery itself may take less than an hour, but the preparation and recovery time may add several hours. After you’ve been prepped for surgery, an IV will be inserted into your arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. The procedure is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). The surgeon makes a cut on the abdomen for open surgery or four to five small incisions for laparoscopic surgery. The upper part of the stomach is then wrapped around the lower part of the esophagus and attached with sutures. After the surgeon has checked for bleeding, he or she will close the incisions.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse, and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will be taken to your hospital room. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, limits on activities and what you should do to aid your recovery. If you notice any of the following, call the number the hospital gave you: Fever, excessive sweating, difficulty urinating, redness, bleeding or worsening pain.

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