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New Study Validates LINX as a Preferred New Treatment for GERD

November 30, 2015 via Multivu

Torax Medical, Inc., a leader in therapeutic interventions for sphincter-related diseases, announced today the release of new data from a 415 patient, multi-institutional study, comparing magnetic sphincter augmentation to laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) for control of reflux. The study was led by Brian Louie, MD, Director, Thoracic Research and Education and colleagues from the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Collaborating centers were led by John Lipham, MD, Chief of Upper GI and General Surgery at Keck School of Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, California and Paul Taiganides, MD, Director of the Heartburn Treatment Center at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

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