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Device Could Keep Acid Reflux At Bay, Medical College of Wisconsin Study



3/20/2012 7:27:17 AM

Technology spun off from the Medical College of Wisconsin could provide relief for patients who suffer from severe acid reflux. Reza Shaker, a Medical College gastroenterologist, is testing a prototype device he created that uses pressure to keep stomach acid from rising into the throat. Patients wear the adjustable band around their necks at night. A small pad in front applies a slight amount of pressure just below the Adam's apple to keep stomach contents down

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