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Latest Laryngopharyngeal reflux Stories

2013-06-27 23:22:29

Esophageal surgeons at the Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh announced today that they are among the first in the country to offer patients who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) a new minimally invasive treatment that studies have shown can greatly reduce the symptoms and associated risks of this common digestive disorder. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Esophageal surgeons at the Allegheny Health Network are among the first in the country to offer patients who...

2013-05-20 11:15:26

Studies presented at DDW® 2013 also highlight patient risks There are significant cost and risk factors associated with two procedures commonly used to diagnose or treat gastrointestinal problems, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW). A study by New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill-Cornell Medical College suggests that more objective testing may substantially reduce the cost and risk of managing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Although...

2013-03-29 23:00:56

Heartburn No More is a brand new acid reflux treatment method developed by Jeff Martin, who claims to help people get rid of acid reflux permanently. A full Heartburn No More review on the site Vkool.com shows if the treatment is helpful for sufferers to use. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Heartburn No More is the newly updated acid reflux treatment method created by Jeff Martin, who promises to help sufferers get rid of acid reflux quickly. The program is totally a natural and...

2009-11-01 14:47:01

Despite being highly effective and beneficial for many patients, unexpected consequences are emerging in patients who are prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for reflux diseases. Physicians are warned to monitor these effects and prescribe these medications carefully, according to a new commentary published in the November 2009 issue of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery. According to the authors, gastroesophageal reflux(GERD) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) are diseases...

2009-04-03 12:48:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Torax Medical Inc., a medical device company focused on the minimally invasive treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has commenced a pivotal clinical trial of its LINX(TM) Reflux Management System. The trial, which is being conducted at 15 leading academic and private medical centers in the U.S. and Europe, will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the LINX System in patients suffering from GERD despite medical therapy. GERD is...

2007-04-25 09:23:02

Dr. Michael Mahdavi is among the early adopters of a new wireless technology that detects acidic reflux in the airway. The Restech Dx-pH Measurement System(TM) received nationwide acclaim for its clinical significance, delivering clear insight into a rising incidence of reflux-related disorders. Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD) is known in medical circles as a "silent disease." It is difficult to detect because conventional pH measurement systems cannot function properly above the...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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