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VIDEO: New Treatment For Heartburn

Those suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease are now turning to a new technology called LYNX for relief.

08/20/2013

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New Hope For Heartburn Sufferers

Doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are now offering a new minimally invasive surgical procedure for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who continue to have chronic symptoms even after trying all the medical management therapies used for treatment of the condition.

03/12/2013

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VIDEO: New Hope For Heartburn Sufferers

Approved by the FDA last year, the LINX device is a titanium ring of magnetic beads placed around the lower end of the esophagus. This minimally invasive alternative offers new hope for heartburn sufferers.

03/12/2013