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   Posted 2/5/2014 2:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone,ive been over Nugits in Newcastle for my review after a fundoplication redo and the surgeon was very pleased with how everthings went.He noticed I was no longer pale and thin,im now a pinkish colour and have a bit of a belly lol.
He was able to show detailed images of every stage of my redo,not for the squeamish!
I asked how long could I expect the surgery to last and he said between 10 to 15 years or maybe longer.I really hope so!
I also asked about the new endostim trials as I know they were involved in that but he didn't want to discuss it,he just said it was very early days.He also said there are a few promising things on the horizon for acid reflux and swallowing problems which they will be involved in but would not go into details.Its good to know theres people out there trying to cure this condition. Barry

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Date Joined Jul 2012
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   Posted 2/5/2014 4:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Barry, that's great news about your review.

Thanks for enquiring about Endostim. A shame we couldn't get any further info, but that is only to be expected at this juncture.

Hope you have a safe trip home.



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   Posted 2/5/2014 6:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Barry,

That is great news, indeed! It was a long road, but finally you found someone who could help you. Thank you for sharing your story!

Happy healing,

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   Posted 2/6/2014 5:35 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Barry,

That's brilliant news about your surgery and am so glad you are looking and feeling better!

And good news too about promising future projects.
LPR, Hypothyroidism, Glaucoma, Dry Eye Syndrome, Positional Vertigo

"I am simply stunned...that is this age of technology not one company or individual has managed to make a valve that could be placed BELOW the LES to STOP reflux!"
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