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...
Peptest used to evaluate reflux surgery success

Peptest used to evaluate reflux surgery success

Peptest has been used to evaluate the success of laparoscopic fundoplication surgery for the treatment of reflux disease in a new research study. Laparoscopic fundoplication surgery is when the top part of the stomach is wrapped around the lower part of the oesophagus...
Peptest showcased at China conference on reflux

Peptest showcased at China conference on reflux

Maxhealth Medical Group, Peptest’s Chinese distributor, has presented the non-invasive device for diagnosing reflux to key opinion leaders at a China conference in November. The China Healthcare International Association, Gastroesophageal Reflux and Multidisciplinary...
Risk of reflux rises with age

Risk of reflux rises with age

As age increases so does the tendency to suffer from laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) – according to a new research study. Researchers in Italy have found a significant correlation between increase in age and an increase in pepsin within the oesophagus. Pepsin is a...
Three cheers for ISO 13485 certification

Three cheers for ISO 13485 certification

We’re pleased to announce that we have achieved the highly-coveted ISO 13485: 2016 certification. ISO 13485 is an internationally agreed standard specific to the medical devices industry. To achieve ISO 13485 certification, RD Biomed – the Hull-based medical...