On September 7th and October 13th, 2011, the first two combined laparoscopic and transoral antireflux procedures were performed at the New York...Read More Hybrid GERD Surgery Performed at NYU Langone Medical Center
In a retrospective study from Japan, the chronic use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), often used in the treatment of GERD, was found to be...Read More Much Greater Risk for Clostridium difficle with Reflux Therapy
Today Dr. Starpoli will be hosted on the Doctor Radio show to discuss GERD and transoral incisionless fundoplication with EsophyX. This procedure...Read More Doctor Radio-SIRIUSXM and NYU Features Dr. Starpoli and TIF
A report was published in the May 18 issue ofA report was published in the May 18 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association. In, what is...Read More Antireflux Surgery and GERD Drug Therapy Achieve Similar Results
Over the last few years, new studies have been released that indicate that the long-term use of PPI drugs to treat GERD may be detrimental to some...Read More Long Term Use of PPI Drugs to Treat Heartburn May Deplete Magnesium
If you have been diagnosed with GERD, you probably have many questions about your diet moving forward. Patients often wonder if they can still eat...Read More Which wines are better choices if I have acid reflux or GERD?
Heartburn is a signature symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which is a cluster of symptoms and signs associated with regurgitation...Read More Natural History of Heartburn in an Icelandic Population
I came upon this article in healthday news, on January 11, 2011, that drives home the financial impact of obesity in our country and Canada. The...Read More Obesity Costs Approaching 300 Billion Annually
As reported in MedWire (12/31, Albert) reported that after reviewing 16 studies, UK researchers concluded "that the prevalence of gastroesophageal...Read More Does GERD increase with age?
AA, Starpoli, MD An interesting topic was reported in Healthday, Monday, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News), by Jenifer Goodwin, about popular heartburn...Read More Heartburn Drugs May Raise Pneumonia Risk