Home > Gastroenterology > Halo for the Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Jun 10, 2008 by ECattau, Views: 8491 A new therapy for the treatment of Barrett's esophagus can save patients from having difficult open surgery. This is a minimally invasive treatment for this problem which can lead to esophageal cancer. It is called the Halo treatment from BARRX. People with chronic GERD- gastroesophageal reflux disease causes this change in the lining of the esophagus. It will also treat the symptoms of heartburn and the chest pain from reflux.