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June 14, 2013

Finally! Relief for Unbearable Acid Reflux: The LINX Procedure

By Susana Shephard susanashephard

Who hasn’t experienced the occasional acid reflux from a particularily spicy dinner or an extra slice of pizza? Nothing that an over-the-counter pill wouldn’t relieve, right? Unfortunately, for seven long years, Shawnee Williams, suffered not a few but daily episodes of progressively worsening acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux, GERD. At only age 25, she experienced […]

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Tags: 2927, 3169, 4024, acid reflux, Arizona, GERD, Harold, Kristi Harold, LINXX LIN, Mayo Clinic, procedure, Shawnee Williams


June 7, 2011

Early Detection Key for Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus

By Susana Shephard susanashephard

Benny Andújar has traveled a long way from his native Utuado, Puerto Rico, to tell an important story. “Cancer doesn’t always send a warning,” Andújar says about his experience with a precancerous condition called Barrett’s esophagus.  A routine endoscopy gave him the information he needed to unmask esophageal cancer before it developed.  “When they did […]

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Tags: 1136, 2927, 5275, 5279, 5334, Barrett's esophagus, radiofrequency ablation


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