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Bard Endocinch Surgery

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Bard Endocinch is a nonsurgical procedure used to treat severe acid reflux disease.  The procedure the physician places a series of stitches in the lower esophagus to create a pleat in the sphincter. The pleats tighten the gateway between the esophagus and the stomach, lessening the flow of acid from the stomach to the esophagus.

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What is GERD   Gastroesophageal reflux, also referred to as GERD or acid reflux, is when the contents of the stomach are returned to the esophagus. The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is the muscle between the  esophagus and the stomach. The LES will normally open to allow food into the stomach and close to prevent it from returning…

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