Monthly Archives June 2014

Two-years of LINX Surgery for Reflux Disease in Exeter

The Exeter Upper GI Team celebrated the second anniversary of providing LINX surgery for patients suffering with reflux disease. The Unit was one of the first in the UK to offer this service and  have the largest specialist experience in the country. Results so far have been extremely encouraging, and will be presented in detail at the 14th World Congress of the International Society for Disease of the Esophagus (ISDE) in Vancouver, Canada, September 2014.  
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Biologic mesh in hiatus hernia

The Exeter Upper GI team including Research Fellow James Brewer, Surgical Trainee Paul Mackenzie, and lead by  Saj Wajed, were at the European Hernia Society Meeting 2014 held in Edinburgh last week. Recent data, including the select use of biologic mesh in complex para-oesophageal hernia surgery was presented.  
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