LINX System Bead Actuation
LINX System video depicting food injected with Barium traveling through the esophagus into the stomach.
GERD Animation Transcript: GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a chronic, often progressive condition, resulting from a weak lower esophageal sphincter, or LES. The LES is a muscle at the junction of the esophagus and stomach that functions as the body’s natural barrier to reflux. Normally, the LES closes immediately after swallowing, preventing reflux. In…
Everyday Health produced this short video describing two major complications of GERD. There are two major complications from GERD. Strictures are a narrowing of the esophagus which make swallowing difficult and Barrett’s esophagus can lead to cancer. Transcript: Most patients with reflux disease are successfully treated and do not have symptoms on an ongoing basis….