Implantica AG announced that the first RefluxStop™ procedures have been successfully performed in the UK. Mr. Nicholas Boyle, Founder and Medical Director of RefluxUK, performed the first implants of RefluxStop™ in the UK. RefluxUK is a national partnership of medical specialists and surgeons and the large in the UK treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
The procedures were performed at the King Edward VII Hospital in London on March 3, 2022. Both patients, who had been suffering significant symptoms of GERD for many years, were discharged within 24 hours of their surgeries.