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Finally! Relief for Unbearable Acid Reflux: The LINX Procedure

Who hasn't experienced the occasional acid reflux from a particularily spicy dinner or an extra slice of pizza? Nothing that an over-the-counter pill wouldn't relieve, right? Unfortunately, for seven long years, Shawnee Williams, suffered not a few but daily episodes of progressively worsening acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux, GERD. At only age 25, she experienced [...]

  • Experience. Every year, Mayo Clinic specialists treat more than 3,000 people with Barrett's esophagus.
  • Latest technology. Mayo Clinic specialists use advanced imaging to detect dysplasia in the earliest, most treatable stages.
  • Minimally invasive treatments. Mayo Clinic offers an array of nonsurgical treatment options for Barrett's esophagus. For many people, these minimally invasive treatments can eliminate disease without the need for surgery. If you need surgery, Mayo specialists use a minimally invasive approach.
  • New ideas. Mayo Clinic researchers are studying ways to improve diagnosis and treatment of Barrett's esophagus.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report.

Aug. 07, 2014