WHAT IS GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX (GOR)

Between the oesophagus and the stomach lies the "gastro-oesophageal sphincter" which prevents reverse flow of food and fluid from the stomach to the oesophagus. Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux (GOR) is this reverse flow. Up to a point, the oesophagus can deal with this phenomenon, but when it becomes frequent, it overcomes the oesophagus' resistances and the patient begins to exhibit symptoms.

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The definitive treatment of haemorrhoids is only achieved if the haemorrhoid is deprived of its blood supply. Various methods aimed at this result have been tried over time, such as the Logo Method, rubber band legation of haemorrhoid, sclerosing injections, laser shrinking, all of which time has shown to have failed to provide a definitive solution, while in some cases these have even caused serious problems.

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