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New magnetic device helps prevent acid reflux

[KARE-TV, June 11, 2013] For millions of people, acid reflux makes life miserable, but a new procedure could give them their life back.

Minnesota singer Geoff Elvee, of Crosslake, is hoping that a device will get him back on stage.

In May, Abbott Northwestern Hospital surgeon, Dr. Daniel Dunn placed a ring of titanium-coated magnets at the base of Elvee's esophagus, right above his stomach.

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