Sunday, September 21, 2014

Stretta Endoscopic Procedure

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The Stretta Endoscopic procedure is a safe and effective procedure for treating persistant GERD in most patients.  A stretta procedure has a low rate of complications but should only be used on patients who fit the anatomic inclusion criteria and antireflux surgery should reserved those who do not.

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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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Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide, posted Stretta Procedure Shows Great Promise Acid reflux disease is one of the leading gastrointestinal disorders, affecting…

09/18/14

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Todd Eisner, Health Guide, posted Q&A: What Are the Risks of Esophagus… My GERD has caused a narrowing in my esophagus that has caused difficulty…

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