New “attractive” option for chronic heartburn

Posted on: 12:24 pm, February 27, 2013, by and

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chronic heartburn or acid reflux affects at least one in four adults.  A new device may be attractive for some of those people.  It’s a bracelet-like device made of magnetic beads that is implanted around the esophagus to stop reflux.

FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean shows us the device called LINX.

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