medical Definition of anti-reflux
- Anti-reflux surgery involves wrapping a portion of the stomach around the loose valve.
- —Sheri Mancini, The Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, 26 Nov. 2006
- If inflammation interferes with the histologic assessment of dysplasia, the patient should be treated with intensive antireflux therapy (at the least, a proton pump inhibitor administered twice daily) for 8 to 12 weeks before repeating the endoscopy.
- —Stuart Jon Spechler, Scientific American, March 2003