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
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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FSA) issued a safety announcement regarding the use of Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)... Read more »
Current GERD treatment includes one or a combination of the following therapies: Lifestyle modifications Antacid therapy H2 Receptor antagonists... Read more »