The LINX System

The LINX System

Torax Medical published new clinical data regarding the safety & effectiveness of their FDA-approved LINX System in the New England Journal of Medicine on February 21, 2013.  Here you can see the size and makeup of this remarkable, yet simple…

GERD Animation

GERD Animation

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…

Video of LINX Procedures

LINX Procedure with Subtitles

Video of the LINX Procedure with additional footage Transcript:00:07 Disrupting minimal tissue, circumferential dissection is completed around the esophagus in the area of the gastroesophageal junction.00:20 The posterior vagus is isolated.00:30 The esophagus is sized and the device is introduced.00:37 Once the…

Diagnosing GERD

Diagnosing GERD

Everyday Health produced a brief video on how your physician will diagnose if you have GERD. Transcript: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is typically diagnosed through a typical history. Your physician or healthcare provider will listen to the story and can often…

GERD Complications

GERD Complications

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…