Welcome to the Healing Well GERD forum! Glad you've joined us. Sorry you're dealing with so many problems. I can't give you any information about the stretta, LINX or esophyx, but I did have the Nissen surgery about three and a half years ago and am very glad I did. The Nissen surgery is still considered the "gold standard" for anti reflux surgery.
Here's the link to my early recovery journal. It also includes some thoughts about the surgery in general.:
Here's an informational link about the Nissen fundoplication:
Good luck with your decision. I can tell you that I found incredible relief after the surgery, and would do it again in a heartbeat if it was necessary.
Very best wishes,
Words of wisdom by Eckhart Tolle:
"Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.”
“Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose”
“Accept - then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.”
Post Edited (dencha) : 6/28/2012 5:31:37 PM (GMT-6)