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Mr Gillett carries out RCPD treatment.

What is RCPD? Its full name is Retrograde Cricopharyngeus Dysfunction. This is a condition which means the person is unable to burp. The cricopharyngeus muscle doesnt relax to allow air to exit the stomach and esophagus.

Symptoms include bloating, inability to burp, gurgling noises from the neck and chest area and excessive flatulence.

The treatment is a botox injection into the cricopharyngeus muscle. The procedure is carried out under general anesthetic, its day surgery and takes between 30 and 60 minutes.

For more information you can contact us by telephone or email or book an appointment with Mr Gillett using the booking button.

Andrew joined Bath ENT in May 2023 bringing his specialisms with him to enhance our offering to patients. Andrew's specialist interests are head and neck surgery including laryngology and thyroid surgery.

Andrew practices out of the Bath Clinic and Ridgeway hospital on Fridays and the other days works at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.

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