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2014-07-15 08:27:47

Radiofrequency (RF) Therapy Fills Gap Between Medications and Surgery NORWALK, Conn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly published peer-reviewed paper concludes that Stretta therapy is a safe, effective and durable treatment for gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD). The paper states that Stretta addresses a significant unmet need where patients receive inadequate control from PPI therapy and find surgery an undesirable option. The paper was authored by George Triadafilopoulos, MD,...

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,...

2014-06-03 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...

2014-05-20 08:26:56

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emmy Award-winning TV program The Doctors recently featured the case of "Jenny," a 29-year-old with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Jenny suffered for three years before she turned to University of California Irvine's Dr. Kenneth Chang for a solution in the form of Stretta(®) therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/NY56794 Jenny had chronic GERD that was uncontrolled with medications and suffered from...

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...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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