Archives for Disease

European LINX Users Group and Reflux Meeting, Hamburg Germany

Mr. Saj Wajed attended and chaired one of the sessions of the European LINX Users Groups meeting in Hamburg, Germany, 17th-18th October 2013. The Meeting was hosted by Professors Schopmann and Reigler and attended by Surgeons and Gastro-enterologists from throughout Europe with a special interest in Reflux Disease. Dr John Lipham, from University of Southern California, Los Angeles was invited as a guest speaker, and shared the current North American experience. He reported that now FDA approval  had been achieved, it was expected that there would be in the order of 1000 LINX  procedures carried out in the United States
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BBC 4 Radio interview

Saj Wajed is interviewed by Dr. Mark Porter on BBC Radio 4 the Health Programme. Listen to Mr Wajed on the radio show (Mr Wajed’s interview starts at approximately 11:30 minutes into the show)
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First LINX procedure performed in UK on the NHS

Mr. Saj Wajed became the first surgeon in the UK to carry out the Novel LINX procedure for Reflux Disease on the NHS at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital. This brought much media attention, a sample of which can be viewed and listened to below. Media links: Watch BBC Spotlight News video clip Listen to BBC Radio Devon News feature Real People Magazine article  
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