Procedures to Remove the Mucus Lining. Various techniques or devices have been developed to remove the mucus lining of the esophagus. The intention is to remove early cancerous or precancerous tissue (high-grade dysplasia) and allow regrowth of new and hopefully healthy tissue in the esophagus.
Such techniques include photodynamic therapy (PDT), surgical removal of the abnormal lining, or ablation techniques, such as the use of laser, to destroy...Read more
In order to resolve any child's issue with food refusal the underline medical issue needs to be treated or resolved. In many instances a... Read more »
Is it acid reflux or bile reflux? Q: I had been experiencing a lot of heartburn but that seems to have decreased with Nexium. I still... Read more »
Dr. Todd Eisner answers some questions readers have posted in the last few weeks. Find new information on natural remedies for heartburn,... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Overview:Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which acids from the stomach flow back up into the esophagus ("food pipe").About... Read more »
Heartburn, also known as gastric reflux or indigestion, happens after you eat and food is in your stomach. In the stomach, food is broken down by... Read more »