Safe and durable surgery option for Jehovah’s Witnesses
Two years ago Mary Kurtz suffered from gastroesophageal reflux disease making daily activities unbearable. “I would wake up with terrible terrible pain in the chest area, it wasn’t a heart attack, I knew that, but it took my breath away,” said Kurtz. Typically a surgeon could perform an open surgery by making a long incision in the abdomen to prevent acid reflux. However this wasn’t an option for Kurtz.