Last updated on February 2018

Medigus Ultrasonic Surgical Endostapler (MUSE) Registry


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Age: Between 18 - 70 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

Generally follow the guidelines for Laparoscopic Fundoplication published by SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) Objective evidence of GERD

  • Positive acid exposure test or endoscopic evidence of esophagitis AND
  • Inadequate symptom control or
  • Patient preference from surgery over medications or
  • Extra-esophageal manifestations (asthma, hoarseness, cough, chest pain, aspiration)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Significant co-morbidity (for example, American Society of Anesthesiologists Grade 3 or higher)
  • BMI >35 or <20
  • No response to proton pump inhibitors
  • Grade IV esophagitis
  • Hiatal hernia >3 cm
  • Irreducible hernia of any size
  • Gastric outlet obstruction
  • Short esophagus
  • Esophageal diverticula, strictures or varices
  • Esophageal motility disorders

Recruitment Status: Open


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