Memorial offering new procedure to treat heartburn

110 views – Rick Gogreve – 2022-02-09 17:16:46

Memorial Health System is now offering a new approach to treating chronic heartburn.

The treatment comes in the form of a magnetic band called the Linx Reflux Management System. The quarter-sized band is surgically wrapped around a weakened lower esophageal sphincter in a minimally invasive procedure that typically lasts less than an hour.

Rather than stop the production of acid, the magnetic device prevents acid from…

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