New weight-loss surgery may not ease chronic heartburn
from HealthDay News
Obese people who are considering weight-loss surgery should choose their procedure carefully if they hope to be free of chronic heartburn, a new study suggests. The study of nearly 39,000 patients found that while traditional gastric bypass procedures reduced heartburn and acid reflux symptoms in most sufferers, a newer procedure was largely unhelpful for those who already had gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.
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