MedCline™ Found to Significantly Reduce Recumbent Esophageal Acid Exposure in Study Published by Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology

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The Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology (July 2015) has published the results of a study in which the MedCline™ sleep positioning system was found to maintain an effective inclined, left-lateral position to significantly reduce recumbent esophageal acid exposure for the treatment of GERD.

The Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology (July 2015) has published the results of a new sleep positioning study, which utilized MedCline™ to create and maintain an ideal sleep position for the treatment of GERD. The use of MedCline™ was shown to reduce esophageal acid exposure by 87% and reflux episodes by 38%, as compared to a traditional bed wedge. The study results confirm MedCline™ as an effective treatment for those who suffer with nighttime symptoms, such as heartburn and regurgitation.

The article is available on the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology at: or via Pubmed at:

Though there have been many studies to assess the effects of an inclined position or a left-lateral position on the frequency and duration of acid reflux episodes, A Novel Sleep Positioning Device Reduces Gastroesophageal Reflux: A Randomized Controlled Trial is the first-ever study to evaluate the compounding benefits of combining these two positions.

In addition to this study, there are multiple studies currently underway which are utilizing MedCline™ to create and maintain an inclined, left-lateral position to effectively treat nocturnal GERD for different patient populations and clinical applications. For more information MedCline™ clinical trial result, contact Aaron Clark at 858-605-1747.

About MedCline™
MedCline™ is a positional therapy device that provides at-home, on-demand relief of nocturnal acid reflux/GERD. By combining proper upper-body elevation with left-side lateral positioning, MedCline™ provides clinically proven symptom relief, while protecting the esophagus from damaging esophageal acid. MedCline™ is a Class I Medical Device available by prescription only.


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