You Have Goals. We Help you Achieve Them.
Freedom from Medication
Freedom from Heartburn
Freedom from Regurgitation
Overall Improved Quality of Life
Are you concerned with a lifetime of medication, pharmacy visits and potential side effects? LINX is intended for patients diagnosed with reflux disease who continue to suffer symptoms despite taking medication. If this sounds like you, it may be time for LINX.
Stop Reflux At Its Source
The LINX® Advantage
- Minimally Invasive
- Short Outpatient Procedure
- No Alteration to the Stomach
- Resume Normal Activity in Days
- No Special Diet
Generally expected user experience*
Actual Benefits Are Immeasurable.
5-Year results of a landmark study confirm LINX procedure as a beneficial treatment
for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
- 85% of patients remained free from dependence on daily GERD medication.
- Bothersome regurgitation, was eliminated in 99% of patients.
- Bothersome heartburn, was significantly reduced from 89% at baseline to 11.9%.
- Patients reported a significant improvement in their quality of life.
*LINX is prescribed by your physician. It is not for everyone. Please talk to your doctor to see if it is right for you. Your physician should discuss any potential benefits and limitations with you. Although many patients benefit from LINX, results may vary. Each patient experience is unique and does not provide any indication, guide, warranty or guarantee as to the response others will have to LINX. The response other individuals have to LINX could be different. For more information about the benefits and risks of LINX please visit www.linxforlife.com or www.toraxmedical.com. The LINX® Reflux Management System is indicated for those patients diagnosed with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) as defined by abnormal pH testing, and who continue to have chronic GERD symptoms despite maximum medical therapy for the treatment of reflux. Rx only.
Safety and Warnings
Contraindications: Do not implant the LINX System in patients with suspected or known allergies to titanium, stainless steel, nickel or ferrous materials. Warnings: The LINX device is considered MR Conditional in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system up to either 0.7 Tesla (0.7T) or 1.5-Tesla (1.5T), depending on the LINX model implanted. Laparoscopic placement of the LINX device is major surgery. General Precautions: The LINX device is a long-term implant for use in patients 21 years or older. Medical management of adverse reactions may include explantation and/or replacement. Potential Risks Associated with LINX System: dysphagia, stomach bloating, nausea, odynophagia, increased belching, decreased appetite, inability to belch or vomit, flatulence, early satiety, device erosion, device migration, infection, pain, and worsening of preoperative symptoms.