A new endoscopic intraluminal valvuloplasty is described. The procedure provides a simple, easy outpatient approach for antireflux surgery and is applicable to patients with early gastroesophageal reflux disease as an alternative to chronic life-long medical therapy. The feasibility, durability and efficacy of the procedure in baboons are reported.
|Translated title of the contribution||Endoscopic intraluminal valvuloplasty: Future surgical therapy of gastroesophageal reflux disease|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Feb 1998|
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