Endoscopy 2013; 45(04): 272-275
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1326293
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Reflux and Barrett’s disease: revival of endoscopic antireflux procedures?

R. Bisschops
Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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Publication Date:
26 March 2013 (online)

After the initial enthusiasm at the end of the previous century, interest in endoscopic anti-reflux procedures decreased due to inefficiency or complications with devices, a lack of good clinical trials, or financial problems of the manufacturers. In 2012 some interesting results on new and old devices have been published.