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June 14, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Finally! Relief for Unbearable Acid Reflux: The LINX Procedure

By Susana Shephard 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 · Leave a Comment

Early Detection Key for Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus

By Susana Shephard 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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