New Treatment of GERD Being Offered

4/20/16

Resolve reflux and say goodbye to GERD. STRETTA is FDA approved for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Over 15 years of data and clinical trials support the efficacy and long-term effectiveness of STRETTA. STRETTA It is a minimally invasive non-surgical procedure performed in the outpatient setting in 60 minutes or less. Patients generally return to normal activities the following day. 

STRETTA eliminates or significantly reduces the need for medications, and is the only proven treatment effective after gastric bypass surgery. In clinical trials evaluating STRETTA, up to 93% of patients were satisfied with the outcome of their procedure. It is by far, the most widely studied of any new treatment option for GERD, with studies showing a high rate of effectiveness and durability without the complication rates or costs. STRETTA is an excellent option for patients that have failed or are intolerant of drug therapy, offering an altrernative to invasive surgery or foreign implants. 

Dr. Elizabeth Bollinger, Gastroenterologist, is the only physician performing STRETTA in the Ascension Parish area. Payment plans are available if the procedure is not covered by your insurance. Contact Elizabeth Bollinger, M.D., to learn more or to schedule an appointment.

(225)743-2545

News Posted April 20, 2016