Erdos, J. and Stanak, M. (2016): Magnetic sphincter augmentation device (MSAD) in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Decision Support Document 101.
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The magnetic sphincter augmentation device (MSAD) is a novel method for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. A magnetic titanium ring is placed above the stomach around the lower esophagus to strengthen the lower esophageal sphincter, thereby preventing reflux of the stomach contents into the esophagus.
We evaluated the efficacy and safety of MSAD compared to fundoplication, the standard surgical treatment.
The current evidence is not sufficient to prove that the MSAD is as effective as or less secure than the comparator fundoplication. The inclusion in the Austrian BMG catalogue is currently not recommended.
|Item Type:||Decision Support Document|
|Keywords:||Gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, LINX, magnetic sphincter augmentation device, MSAD|
|Subjects:||WB Practice of medicine > WB 300-962 Therapeutics|
WO Surgery > WO 500-517 Operative surgical procedures. Techniques
W Health professions > W 100-275 Medical, dental and pharmaceutical service plans
WI Digestive system > WI 300-387 Stomach
WI Digestive system > WI 250 Oesophagus
WO Surgery > WO 505 Minimally invasive surgical procedures
|Series Name:||Decision Support Document 101|
|Deposited on:||15 Jul 2016 00:02|
|Last Modified:||15 Jul 2016 00:02|
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