gastric freezing

gas·tric freez·ing

formerly used treatment for peptic ulcer designed to reduce or eliminate the production of acid gastric juice by freezing the secretory cells with a supercooled fluid introduced into a balloon positioned in the stomach.
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This led him to test gastric cooling and, later, gastric freezing in an attempt to destroy gastric secretory cells.
Reinhardt: Well, there is the old example of gastric freezing.
Transendoscopic gastroplasty; Stretta and EndoCinch Procedures; Fecal Occult Blood test, screening - positive; Fiberoptic endoscopy for the evaluation of swallowing; Gastric freezing for the treatment of active peptic ulcers; Gastrostomy/PEG tubes; Capsule Imaging Endoscopy/Wireless - Medicare LMRP; Injection Sclerotherapy for bleeding esophageal varices; Gastric Pacing; Liver Biopsy; Liver assist or support devices; Motility Disorders: Upper GI - Diagnosis/Evaluation; Transesophageal Endoscopic Procedures for Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD); Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt; Transplantation; Urea breath testing for H.