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2014-06-17 08:28:48

Storytelling strategy educates patients and physicians on GERD and bowel incontinence, focusing on minimally invasive solutions NORWALK, Conn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of millions of Americans suffer from chronic digestive disorders. These growing patient populations are turning to the internet for treatment information on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and bowel incontinence. In the case of patients with GERD, an estimated 15 million Americans have daily symptoms,...

2014-06-09 12:30:34

Quality-of-Life Survey Scores on Medications and Presence of Esophagitis Appear to Be Best Correlated Predictors of Success SAN MATEO, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoGastric Solutions® (EGS), a leader in endoluminal reconstructive treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), announced publication of US registry data on patient factors predictive of positive outcomes following transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF). The study demonstrates that patients with an...

2014-06-03 12:36:20

NORWALK, Conn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international multi-disciplinary panel of leading gastroenterologists and surgeons addressed the role of Stretta(®) in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) on May 5 at Digestive Disease Week 2014. The panel, consisting of nine GERD experts, discussed the findings of an international consensus statement on the use of Stretta therapy in GERD treatment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/NY56794 The panel was...

2014-05-21 08:28:42

NORWALK, Conn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly published peer-reviewed study that examines Stretta(®) therapy, further confirms the long-term effectiveness of this non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The 8-year study published in Gastroenterology Research and Practice, entitled "Durability of Stretta Radiofrequency Treatment for GERD: Results of 8-Year Follow-Up" corroborates the findings of another recently published long-term study on Stretta...

2014-02-24 12:26:21

Non-Surgical Procedure Offers Patients Significant Improvement in Symptoms and Elimination or Reduction in Medication, Along With a Regression of Barrett's Metaplasia NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly-published peer-reviewed clinical study evaluated 217 patients pre-treatment and tracked them for ten years after receiving Stretta Therapy to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The study, entitled "Long-term maintenance effect of radiofrequency energy delivery for...

2013-10-28 23:02:15

Heartburn Centers of Texas is a resource for those suffering from heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Victory Healthcare is excited to announce its newest endeavor, the Heartburn Centers of Texas, dedicated to alleviating heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) through specialized surgery. “Victory Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of Heartburn Centers of Texas,” says Victory...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.