Digestive Disease Center

Esophageal Disorders Program Conditions and Treatments

Conditions Treated

Diagnosis & Treatment Options

Temple offers advanced treatment options, some of which are unavailable at most centers. 

Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Dysplasia / Cancer

  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Cryo-ablation
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • HALO ablation therapy
  • Transhiatal and laparoscopic esophagectomy
  • Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy (VLE)
  • Endoscopic and surgical fundoplication

GERD / Acid Reflux

  • Barium swallow radiograph
  • Upper endoscopy
  • 24-hour esophageal pH and impedance monitoring
  • 48- or 96-hour Bravo pH capsule monitoring
  • Dietary changes and nutritional counseling
  • Esophageal manometry
  • Nissen, Thal, and Dor fundoplication
  • Endoscopic techniques including the Stretta® system, NDO Plicator® and the Bard EndoCinch® system
  • LINX procedure