Research Trials

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Current Trials:

  • GERD - The effect of Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication procedure prior to Sleeve Gastrectomy versus RNY Gastric Bypass on reflux symptoms in bariatric patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.  This study is being done to learn more about reflux symptoms among bariatric patients treated with the gastric bypass or TIF procedure prior to a sleeve gastrectomy.
  • Rethink Reflux - Research to further inform thinking about the role of LINX (a permanent, surgically implanted device) for Reflux Disease. The purpose of this study is to gather information about how the LINX device works over an extended period in people with gastroesophageal reflux disease.