Tag Archives: GERD

Pediatric Surgery for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Dr. Abdalla Zarroug explains pediatric minimal invasive surgical procedure and recovery. Dr. Zarroug also describes an example of a minimal invasive surgery procedure for pediatric patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Finally, Dr. Zarroug also explains the role of the pediatric surgeon and the benefits of pediatric patients who come to Mayo Clinic.

Mayo Clinic Researchers Lead Clinical Trial for Treatment of Chronic, Severe Indigestion

Could medicines used for depression also treat chronic, severe indigestion? Scientists at Mayo Clinic suspect they can and, backed by funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), they are testing that premise in a nationwide clinical trial. “Nerve cells are found throughout the body, and just as their dysfunction in the brain can cause […]

New Treatment for Barrett’s Esophagus

Frequent¬†heartburn can raise your risk of developing Barrett’s esophagus which in rare cases can lead to esophageal cancer.¬† Doctors at Mayo Clinic have studied a new treatment for Barrett’s that may significantly reduce your chances of developing esophageal cancer.

Barrett’s Esophagus-Extended Interview

The holiday season is a time when many of us overindulge on rich foods and end up with a bad case of heartburn. Occasional bouts of heartburn are nothing to worry about. But if you get it frequently you’re at a higher risk of developing Barrett’s esophagus, which in rare cases can lead to esophageal […]

Acid Reflux Study

A sore throat, chronic cough and bronchitis that just won’t go away. Think you might have a lingering cold? Maybe. But doctors at Mayo Clinic say that, for some people, those symptoms might actually be caused by acid reflux.