Short Communication
Volume 8 Issue 12 - 2021
The Odyssey of an Idea: The Control of Gastroesophageal Reflux

Nicholas J Demos1,2,3*

1Professor of Surgery, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark, NJ, USA
2CarePoint Health Christ Hospital, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
3For Uprints: 4 Cambridge Drive, Short Hills, NJ, USA
*Corresponding Author: Nicholas J Demos, Professor of Surgery, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark, NJ, USA.
Received: November 09, 2021; Published: November 25, 2021




Abstract

This is the story of an idea from my medical school days which proved useful many years later when I used that idea for a different purpose.

Keywords: Gastroesophageal Reflux; Adenocarcinoma; Gastroesophageal Sphincter

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Citation: Nicholas J Demos. “The Odyssey of an Idea: The Control of Gastroesophageal Reflux”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 8.12 (2021): 87-89.

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