What are the risks of the Stretta procedure for heartburn & GERD?

All medical procedures carry risks and complications, and the Stretta procedure is no exception. In this video, surgery specialist James Rosser Jr., MD, explains some of the risks, including trouble swallowing, scarring, and esophageal perforation. 

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