TIF – incisionless treatment for reflux

TIF – incisionless treatment for reflux

The Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) procedure is an endoscopic treatment for people with refractory gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Reflux can occur when the muscle/valve that keeps the contents of your stomach from flowing up into your oesophagus – the...
Heartburn drugs linked to deadly health issues

Heartburn drugs linked to deadly health issues

New research has linked proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) with fatal cases of cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and upper gastrointestinal cancer. PPIs are widely used either as prescription or over-the-counter drugs to treat health issues, such as heartburn,...
What is anti-reflux mucosectomy (ARMS)?

What is anti-reflux mucosectomy (ARMS)?

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used to manage gastro-oesophageal reflux disease symptoms, but many people do not respond well to the medication. The next option is anti-reflux surgery with a variety of endoscopic therapies now available, including STRETTA, MUSE and...