Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy / 2011 / Article / Fig 3

Clinical Study

Long-Term Results of Radiofrequency Energy Delivery for the Treatment of GERD: Results of a Prospective 48-Month Study

Figure 3

The Stretta procedure reduces significantly the use of antireflux medication, at 48 months, 41 out of 56 patients (72,3%) were completely off PPIs (including OTC-PPIs and anti-H2 antagonists); some patients (14%) were still using only occasionally oral antacids, none of them on a weekly basis.

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