Our expert says:
Eating Disorders Expert
First, I am not a medical doctor and I would be very reluctant to advise or make a diagnostic comment via the forum. From your description, it sounds like your friend has a Nissen fundoplication, a surgical procedure to treat severe gastroesophageal reflux. I suggest that your friend consult with one of two laparoscopic surgeons to seek opinions on a repair. You will likely only find such specialists in the larger to major cities. I'd be able to refer you to such surgeons in the Cape Town area.
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