Transesophageal endoscopic treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32004000162
Authors' objectives:

This Assessment addresses three transesophageal endoscopic procedures for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): endoscopic suturing, radiofrequency energy delivery, and implantation of inert polymers. The available evidence is reviewed to determine the effect of these technologies on health outcomes such as relief of symptoms, prevention of long-term complications, and adverse events.

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2004
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
Contact Address: BlueCross BlueShield Association, Technology Evaluation Center, 225 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tel: 888 832 4321
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