Bracelet-Like Device Appears to Control Chronic Acid Reflux
Published Online: Friday, May 30, 2014
C. Daniel Smith, MD, chair of the surgery department at the Mayo Clinic in Florida, discusses a bracelet-like device with magnetic beads that is designed to control acid reflux.
A recent study indicates that eating meals quickly does not increase reflux episodes in gastroesophageal reflux disease patients.
A recent study found that rates of anti-reflux procedures vary greatly among pediatric hospitals and that there are no standardized guidelines for referrals for such procedures.
Children exposed to PPIs for more than 6 weeks are found to have an increased risk of non-specific gastric inflammation.