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Saj Wajed Preceptors in Nantes, France

Mr. Saj Wajed visited the Department of Surgery in Nantes Hospital France, to preceptor Dr. Nicolas Regenet, the first surgeon in France to offer the LINX procedure. It is anticipated that this Unit will now be able to establish a formal LINX service, and that other Hospitals throughout France will soon follow suite. Germany and Italy already have a well-established LINX service. Exeter in Devon leads the UK experience.
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LINX Preceptorship Meeting

Torax Medical organised a meeting of the leading international surgeons currently performing the LINX procedure. The group included Dr. Thomas Horbach, from Germany, Dr. John Lipham from the United States, and Mr. Saj Wajed from the UK. The meeting was to discuss the finer points of the LINX procedure and discuss how surgeons wishing to offer the LINX procedure should be trained. It was agreed that a programme of Preceptorship would be arranged, where a Preceptor, experienced in the LINX procedure would visit, observe and advise potential Upper GI/Specialist Reflux surgeons to develop a LINX service. Mr. Wajed agreed to
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