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2014-03-19 08:28:57

OMER, Israel, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medigus Ltd.

2013-11-25 12:51:47

A new study has found that several months after surgery for esophageal cancer, different symptoms cluster together in different types of patients.

2013-05-09 23:24:38

West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians are the first in Pennsylvania to offer a new surgical technique for treating the swallowing disorder achalasia which requires no external incisions

2011-04-04 20:03:45

New guidelines issued by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) support the use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to remove precancerous cells in patients with Barrett’s esophagus, a condition most commonly caused by chronic acid reflux, or GERD. Barrett’s esophagus is the leading cause of esophageal cancer and affects an estimated two million Americans.

2010-03-17 11:06:42

Stomach wrap operations may be more effective than acid suppression tablets in the treatment of severe acid reflux, according to a new Cochrane Systematic Review.

2009-04-16 07:55:29

Gastroenterologists at Rush University Medical Center are studying the safety and efficacy of a new system for delivering chemotherapy for patients with esophageal cancer, a rare, but deadly disease that attacks the throat.


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