LINX Procedure for GERD

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Author: Paresh Shah
Published:
Specialties: General Surgery
Schools: NYU Langone Medical Center
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Basic Info

This video depicts the procedure for the implantation of a LINX implant for augmentation of the LES for refractory GERD.

DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.17797/69av5w723r

Editor Recruited by: Dr. H. Leon Pachter

Advanced

Procedure

Laparoscopic LINX implant

Indications

GERD

Contraindications

Esophageal dysmotility, Hiatal Hernia>2cm, achalasia, Esophagitis >LA Grade B

Instrumentation

Setup

supine, right arm tucked

Preoperative Workup

24 pH, Manometry, EGD and UGIS

Anatomy and Landmarks

Angle of HIS, posterior Vagus,

Advantages/Disadvantages

minimal disruption to native anatomy

Complications/Risks

dysphagia, possible erosion

Disclosure of Conflicts

dysphagia, possible erosion

Acknowledgements

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