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LINX: New Surgical Antireflux Therapy at UAB

Show: (September 23, 2019)

LINX is a magnetic sphincter augmentation device that reconstructs the lower esophageal sphincter to prevent acid reflux. LINX is an alternative to the current standard of care operation for reflux, Nissen fundoplication, and has the potential to avoid many of the unwanted side effects of that operation.

Three UAB foregut surgeons, Abhisek Parmar MD, Jayleen Grams, MD and Britney Corey, MD discuss The LINX procedure and when it is important to refer to the specialists at UAB Medicine.

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