Future Of Treatments


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So now we talked about the use of laparoscopic or minimally relatively minimally invasive techniques to reinforce your lower esophageal sphincter muscle, but some new things on the horizon concern and endoscopic treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease where a physician will place an endoscope through your mouth and either suture in place some beads or install some devices which can be used to tighten your sphincter from an external source. Minimally invasive types of procedures and these are ideal for individuals who either have significant health issues such that surgery may be a somewhat challenging for them, or there may be folks who really are interested in invasive surgical procedures. This type of an approach may offer some opportunities for relief beyond the dietary and medical types of therapies we’ve talked about.

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