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Raised lesions of dysplatic Barrett's esophagus (BE) are treated with endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) before ablation. But the procedure causes bleeding in 10% of cases.Mayo Clinic researchers said they found a way to reduce those adverse events.
The LINX Reflux Management System was recently shown to successfully control reflux-related symptoms in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), reducing their need to continue treatment with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and other acid-suppression medications.
Women giving birth through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) were reported more likely to experience the after-effects of long-term gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms.
For US adults with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) is slightly elevated among those using proton pump inhibitors, according to a review published online June 10 in PLOS ONE.

Research recently published in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics reveals a new next-generation sequencing (NGS) test to detect genomic mutations in precarious esophageal tissue – potentially improving early detection in individuals with Barrett’s esophagus (BE).
Anxiety and depression are linked to increased severity of retrosternal pain and heartburn and reduced quality of life among patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a study published in the June issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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