Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a major chronic digestive disease. 26.2% of adult Americans have at least weekly symptoms of GERD. Approximately one third of these patients still have GERD symptoms, despite taking medications.
Impleo Medical is developing a therapy for patients who still experience GERD symptoms despite taking medications. Our treatment is minimally invasive. It is designed to be performed by a gastroenterologist in his/her current practice.
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