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St. Luke’s to offer robotic procedure for GERD

St. Luke’s University Health Network now offers a minimally invasive robotic surgery for patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a July 2 news release. The surgery uses a LINX device, which is a string of magnetic titanium beads on a wire that are custom fit to each patient, to treat GERD and to repair hiatal hernias which ...

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Who does the most cancer surgeries in the Lehigh Valley?

St. Luke’s University Health Network performs the highest number of breast and lung cancer surgeries in the Lehigh Valley, while Lehigh Valley Health Network performs the most brain, colon, liver, pancreas, rectum and stomach cancer procedures, according to new data from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. The data, released May 23, compares the volumes of 11 types of ...

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