Mayo Clinic Florida to Offer Acid Reflux Treatment Using Torax Medical’s Device

Posted on April 11th, 2012 by

Mayo Clinic announced Wednesday that its Jacksonville, Florida campus will become one of the first providers in the nation to offer a novel implant procedure to treat acid reflux for those who don’t respond to medication…“I expect this device to be a game changer for the treatment of [gastrointestinal reflux disease] in select patients who have failed management with drugs,” said Dr. C. Daniel Smith,chair of the department of surgery at Mayo Clinic in Florida, in a statement from Mayo.

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Tags: acid reflux, Dr. C. Daniel Smith, GI, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

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