The Optum Weight Loss Surgery Center offers Stretta® Therapy—an effective and minimally invasive option for Gastric Reflux Disease (GERD) following Bariatric surgery.
This innovative treatment is highly effective and offers an alternative to invasive surgery or implants. Stretta Therapy uses radio frequency energy to strengthen and improve the function of the valve known as the lower esophageal sphincter—the valve that prevents regurgitation or reflux.
“GERD affects tens of millions of sufferers. Most begin treatment with lifestyle and dietary changes, or medication; but, up to 30% of the population does not respond to available medications for GERD. Stretta offers an effective, minimally invasive alternative to long-term medication use or invasive surgery, said Dr. Ryan Tyner, Medical Director.
Stretta Therapy is an outpatient procedure, and patients typically resume normal activities within a few days.
If you are interested in learning more about this treatment option through Optum’s Weight Loss Surgery Center, please contact our office at 505-262-7281.