Cleveland Clinic has created the multidisciplinary Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center to provide comprehensive specialized care and conduct research involving complex disorders that have a neural basis and affect control of digestion and the gastrointestinal system.
What Are the Newest Advances in Treating Esophageal Diseases?
From Barrett’s esophagus and early esophageal cancer to GERD, esophagitis and esophageal motility disorders, here’s a look at what’s new. Dr. Prashanthi N.Thota explains.
Innovative Endoscopic Treatment for GERD Now Available
A new endoscopic technique for GERD bridges the gap between taking a pill or having an operation done. John Rodriguez, MD, explains.
Surgical Management of GERD in Patients with Scleroderma
Laparoscopic RYGB may become the preferred approach to decrease acid and bile reflux and preserve esophageal function in scleroderma patients.
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Study Finds that Barrett’s Esophagus Patients With Short Segments and Irregular Z Lines Are Unlikely to Develop Cancer
Research presented at DDW 2016 provides the strongest evidence to date that surveillance of Barrett’s esophagus patients with short segments and irregular Z lines is not needed.
Pillow System Study Finds GERD Symptom and Sleep Improvement in Pregnancy
A Cleveland Clinic study found a two-piece positional therapy device significantly reduces nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms and improves overall sleep quality in pregnancy women.
GERD Symptom Improvement Scores Strengthened in Expanded Pillow System Study
A sleep positioning device not only significantly decreases nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux disease, but it also dramatically improves quality of life, according to Cleveland Clinic research.