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stret·ta

 (strĕt′ə)
n. pl. stret·te (strĕt′ā) or stret·tas

[Italian, feminine of stretto, stretto; see stretto.]
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18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Major medical congresses this fall showcased the role of Stretta in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
In October, we were the first in the country to perform a new endoscopic procedure - Stretta therapy - for NHS patients with serious reflux problems.
Per cui i fogli dei taccuini del 1912-1913, pur sviluppando un'arte astratta "di piu stretta osservanza sistematica", testimoniavano la volonta di "riscaldare con un colore blando e lentissimo questi nascenti stilemi ottici".
Worth catching, too, are a glimpse of the palazzi (palace) lined River Arno, the botanical gardens, the shops of Borgo Stretta and Piazza dei Cavalieri, with its frescoed facades.
maker of the Stretta device, declared bankruptcy, ending sales of that radiofrequency system, at least for now.
Worth catching too are a glimpse of the palazzi - palace - lined River Arno, the botanical gardens, the shops of Borgo Stretta and Piazza dei Cavalieri, with its frescoed facades.
The Stretta catheter is a radio-frequency ablation device (Curon Medical, Freemont, CA).
One of these, along with another evaluating the Stretta procedure, found a reduced need for PPIs in patients who had fundoplication vs.
Last published as Manual of gastroenterologic procedures in 1993, the fourth edition adds chapters on endoscopic ultrasound, fine needle aspiration biopsy, Stretta, Enteryx injection, and argon plasma coagulation.
Third quarter sales reflected the sale of 14 Stretta(R) Control Modules and 408 disposable Stretta Catheters, four Secca(R) Control Modules, and 16 disposable Secca Handpieces.
The Stretta procedure uses radiofrequency energy to "scar down" the lower esophageal sphincter and has been shown to reduce the number of relaxations and decrease the size of the lumen space (4).