Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) is an attractive alternative for treatment of chronic GERD in patients who meet the criteria for the procedure. by Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin) Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, is common, costly, and often chronic. For some people, it may mean taking medications for long periods of time. For […]
Amanda Pedersen, Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry Online: In a recent analyst report, Canaccord Genuity’s Jason Mills highlighted 16 promising MedTech companies in the private sector. Our research suggests there are a plethora of high-quality, highly-innovative and potentially disruptive medical technology companies in the private sphere […]
As seen in Outpatient Surgery Magazine: Scoping Out New Opportunities in GI. Kriston Brady, BSN, BA, RN, Easton Hospital, PA. If you casually ask people about their digestive health, you’re bound to get some funny looks. But ask people whether they have a problem with heartburn, and many will answer affirmatively and emphatically.
Doctor’s Voice Medhat Fanous, MD, General Surgeon, Aspirus Iron River Hospital Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common gastrointestinal disease that affects nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population. Risk factors for developing GERD include being overweight or obese, pregnancy, use of certain medicines, tobacco use or regular exposure to second-hand smoke. It results from […]