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.
Recent study on healing rates of reflux esophagitis patients suggests that some refractory patients may heal with extended acid suppression treatment.
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.