Archives for Surgery

Saj Wajed Preceptors LINX in Leeds

Saj Wajed was at the Spire Hospital in Leeds on the 1st of March 2014 to Preceptor Mr. Simon Dexter, Consultant Upper GI Surgeon on his first LINX procedures. Exeter leads the UK in the provision of the LINX reflux management system, where it is available both privately, as well as through the NHS.
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South West Reflux launch new website

South West Reflux are proud to launch our new and completely transformed website and branding.  The site has been built with a clean, modern look and streamlined, responsive user experience, whatever device it is accessed from. The website now features information about our medical expertise & innovation in the treatment of Reflux & Upper Gastro-intestinal conditions and highlights the LINX device – an exciting new innovation aimed at permanently curing reflux disease for NHS and private patients. We have also incorporated a blog and our Facebook, Twitter and Linked In accounts, to keep you informed of news and developments in the treatment of Reflux disease and other Upper Gastro-Intestinal conditions. Our aim was to design a
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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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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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