BARRX--HALO Ablation System therapy for Barrett's esophagus
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Barrett's esophagus is a precancerous condition of the esophagus caused by chronic acid reflux. It is a common condition and millions in the United States suffer from this condition. The incidence of Barrett's cancer has increased 6-folds within last 10 years. Most of the patients' symptoms are similar to reflux symptoms.
If left untreated, Barrett's esophagus can become cancerous, and mortality rates on esophageal cancer is very high. Furthermore esophagectomy, the surgical removal esophageal tissue to treat cancer also has a high mortality and morbidity rates.
BARRX is a major recent treatment advance in patients with Barrett's esophagus. It is safer, faster and relatively cost-effective treatment option which has been shown to be able to completely remove diseased esophageal tissues, thus providing a cure.
Recent studies from the reliable sources has shown that over 90% of patients with Barrett's esophagus treated with the HALO Ablation System have no residual Barrett's esophagus tissue after more than two years follow-up.
Treatment plan for BARRX