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How effective is the Stretta procedure for heartburn & GERD?

Studies on the effectiveness of the Stretta procedure for heartburn and GERD are positive; some patients feel better immediately, while others feel gradual relief over time. Watch as surgery specialist James Rosser Jr., MD, discusses these results. 

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