30-minute surgery offers GERD cure

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Hyderabad, India, 31 Dec (Big wire) A 30-minute endoscopic surgery may provide a long term cure if you are suffering from severe acidity known as gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), the Hyderabad based Asian Institute of Gastroenterology said.

Acidity-12The institute has brought this newly-invented Japanese technology to India and  has performed the Anti Reflux Mucosectomy (ARMS) on more then three dozens patients,  director GV Rao said.

The cost of the surgery is Rs.30,000 and ARMS is recommended only if severe acidity problem is not curable with medication.

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