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OMER, Israel, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medigus Ltd.
A new study has found that several months after surgery for esophageal cancer, different symptoms cluster together in different types of patients.
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
New guidelines issued by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) support the use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to remove precancerous cells in patients with Barrettâ€™s esophagus, a condition most commonly caused by chronic acid reflux, or GERD. Barrettâ€™s esophagus is the leading cause of esophageal cancer and affects an estimated two million Americans.
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.
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.