Gaining a Comprehensive Understanding of the Extent of Your Gastric Reflux

Published on February 17, 2017 by Kate Freeman

In order to provide our patients with the best possible gastric reflux treatments we can, we need a comprehensive evaluation of your condition and symptoms. Our 24-hour esophageal impedance pH test provides us with the information we need to provide

Don’t Ignore That Persistent Sore Throat

Published on February 2, 2017 by Kate Freeman

When you have a small but persistent symptom like a sore or irritated throat, it can be easy to ignore by thinking it will go away in a few days or that it is just a little cough and nothing

What Is a Hiatal Hernia?

Published on January 19, 2017 by Kate Freeman

A hernia is a very common medical condition that occurs when an organ in the body bulges through an abnormal cavity in the wall of the tissue that surrounds the organ. When this occurs in the upper part of the

How Barrett’s Esophagus Increases Your Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Published on January 5, 2017 by Kate Freeman

There are many factors that can increase your risk of esophageal cancer. Preexisting abnormalities and conditions can predispose a person to esophageal cancer. Barrett’s esophagus is a condition that must be treated before it increases your risk of cancer. Barrett’s

SurgOne Foregut Institute – Complete and Total Care

Published on December 16, 2016 by Kate Freeman

Dr. Reginald Bell founded SurgOne Foregut Institute with one major goal in mind: to provide as many patients as possible with proper care and treatment for any and all of their foregut issues. That is why every aspect of SurgOne

What Are the Symptoms of GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)?

Published on December 2, 2016 by Kate Freeman
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly known as acid reflux disease, occurs when an excess of stomach juice in the body rises up through the esophagus. Acid reflux can cause a number of issues that severely affect your quality of life. Those

Endostim Surgery

Published on November 30, 2016 by Kate Freeman

First two patients at SurgOne Foregut Institute implanted in EndoStim’s LESS GERD clinical trial for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Englewood, CO, November 18, 2016 – SurgOne Foregut Institute and EndoStim, Inc., announced that the first two patients in Englewood, CO

Diagnostic Testing with the SmartPill

Published on November 15, 2016 by Kate Freeman
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The SmartPill is the newest innovation for evaluating how long it takes for food to travel through your gastrointestinal tract. The SmartPill offers precise results with fewer risks compared to the solid gastric emptying study. The SmartPill is a small

Cine Esophagram – Evaluating Esophagus and Stomach Problems Through Video

Published on November 2, 2016 by Kate Freeman

When a barium swallow is required to diagnose a problem, a video-recorded X-ray can be used to get a better view and understanding of the issue. This is known as a cine esophagram. The patient is given barium to swallow,

Dr Bell Speaks at National Meeting on LINX

Published on October 3, 2016 by Kate Freeman

This last weekend, Dr Bell was asked to share his experience with LINX surgery to over 100 surgeons from across the country. It was a great opportunity to help educate and advance a great technology.

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