Magnetic sphincter augmentation linked with long-term safety, efficacy for GERD

Magnetic sphincter augmentation resulted in long-term safety in efficacy regarding symptom improvement, decreased drug dependency and reduced esophageal acid exposure in gastroesophageal reflux disease.“MSA may represent a true paradigm shift that has the potential to fill the current therapy gap in GERD,” Davide Ferrari, MD, from the department of biomedical sciences for health at the University of Milan and colleagues wrote in Scientific Reports. “A randomized clinical trial comparing MSA and either total or partial fundoplication could provide more robust and definitiveRead More

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