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Surgical device brings hope to those with acid reflux

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ORLANDO, Fla. — For two years, Milagros Camacho struggled with what she thought was heartburn after every meal. At night stomach acid would sometimes come out of her mouth and nose. Even drinking water would set off her symptoms.

“I was afraid to eat,” recalled Camacho, 55. Eventually she was diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. It’s a chronic condition that can eventually lead to cancer of the esophagus.

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