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Watch: New Surgeries at Castle


General Surgeon Dr. Steven Fowler talks about two new operations that can be done at Adventist Health Castle to address acid reflux and diabetes.

For those suffering from Acid Reflux, the LINX procedure, or Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation places a magnetic band around the esophagus. This creates a barrier to reflux. It’s has minimal side effects and safer than standard fundoplication surgery previously offered.

The other procedure is for diabetes. This procedure is a modification of a complex operation that has been around since the 1980’s. Called SADI or Loop Duodenal Switch, this is considered the absolute best operation with a modification to decrease the chance of operative complications.

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