What Are New Treatments for Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)?

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If you're asked, is there an alternative to medical treatment for Gastroesophageal Reflux that doesn't seem to be responsive to medication? There is an newly approve deice that can be used to help those who have become resistant to medication. The device is made up of magnetised titanium beads strung on titanium wires which are implanted on the lower oesophageal sphincter.

The magnetized beads provide extra pause to keep a weak lower esophageal splinter close and the rings of the beads expands to allow the passage of food when a patient swallows. It's kind of cool. It is but if a patient has the device are they able to have an MRI? No because an MRI is a giant magnet so it will just destroy the device and hurt the patient as well.

okay that can be brutal.