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Antacids Are As Effective As Surgery For Treating Severe Heartburn, UT Southwestern Physician Shows

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May 9, 2001
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University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
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Many Americans suffer heartburn, but for some it's more frequent and serious. A new study by a UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas physician, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggests that anti-reflux surgery is no better for treating severe heartburn than antacid medications.

DALLAS - May 9, 2001 - Many Americans suffer heartburn, but for some it's more frequent and serious. A new study by a UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas physician, published in today's Journal of the American Medical Association, suggests that anti-reflux surgery is no better for treating severe heartburn than antacid medications.


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University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas. "Antacids Are As Effective As Surgery For Treating Severe Heartburn, UT Southwestern Physician Shows." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 9 May 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/05/010509082917.htm>.
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas. (2001, May 9). Antacids Are As Effective As Surgery For Treating Severe Heartburn, UT Southwestern Physician Shows. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/05/010509082917.htm
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas. "Antacids Are As Effective As Surgery For Treating Severe Heartburn, UT Southwestern Physician Shows." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/05/010509082917.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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