Endoscopic therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease

Abstract

Although medical and surgical treatments are available for gastroesophageal reflux disease, endoscopic therapies for this condition are relatively new. This review describes the principles behind such treatments as well as the individual procedures themselves, focusing on mechanisms of action, safety and tolerability, and efficacy in animal and human clinical trials. Future trends in endoscopic therapy are discussed.

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Triadafilopoulos, G. Endoscopic therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Curr Gastroenterol Rep 4, 200–204 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11894-002-0063-6

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Keywords

  • Esophagitis
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lower Esophageal Sphincter
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Endoscopic Therapy