Alternative Anti-Reflux Surgery: LINX

Benefits

  • Durable resolution of bothersome heartburn and regurgitation
  • Requires no alteration to the stomach anatomy
  • Patients typically go home in less than 24 hours and resume a normal diet
  • Patients are generally able to return to non-strenuous activity within a couple of days
  • Reduces gassiness and bloating
  • Preserves the ability to belch and vomit

Limitations/Risks

  • Incomplete symptom relief
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Risks related to surgery and anesthesia
  • Device failure

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