Monthly Archives: April 2012

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DDW2012

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Initial Human Experience with a Novel Through-the-scope Cryoballoon Device for Mucosal Ablation

The abstract, Initial Human Experience with a Novel Through-the-scope Cryoballoon Device for Mucosal Ablation (1299398) will be presented during the 53rd Annual Meeting of The Society for Surgery of the Ailmentary Tract (SSAT) in conjunction with DDW at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

The abstract can be viewed here: http://meetings.ssat.com/abstracts/2012/QS17.cgi

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Start-up Uses Freezing Balloon to Treat Pre-Cancerous Esophagus

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Redwood City-based C2Therapeutics is hoping to kill diseased tissue in people’s esophaguses before it becomes one of the most deadly cancers of the human body.  For the 40 million Americans with acid reflux disease, treatment is often over the counter medication or a simple change in diet. However, one in five with acid reflux will likely develop Barrett’s Esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition that makes patients 30 to 125 times more likely to develop cancer of the esophagus.  See Complete Story.

Start-up Uses Freezing Balloon to Treat Pre-Cancerous Esophagus 2017-05-16T21:29:58+00:00