Comments on this technology were invited from clinical experts working in the field and relevant patient organisations. The comments received are individual opinions and do not represent NICE's view.
The following clinicians contributed to this briefing:
Anjan Dhar (Consultant Gastroenterologist, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust – no conflicts)
Nick Hayes (Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – no conflicts)
Jamal Hayat (Consultant Gastroenterologist, St George's Hospital – no conflicts)
Howard Smart (Consultant Gastroenterologist, The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust – no conflicts)
Representatives from the following patient organisation contributed to this briefing:
Action Against Heartburn