Surgery relieved symptoms but decreased survival more than medical treatment in gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Persistent hoarseness and substernal pain. Korsten, Mark A. // Cortlandt Forum;10/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p258
Provides information on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Typical manifestations of GERD; Laryngeal connection; Helpful diagnostic approaches.
- Stomach Clogging Your Nose? L.T. // Prevention;Jul2002, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p162
Discusses how people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, a severe form of heartburn, may also have respiratory problems as stomach acid may irritate tissues in the nose, throat and lungs.
- Unexplained chronic cough: Be sure to consider reflux in your DDx. // Modern Medicine;Dec94, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p19
Reports that gastroesophageal reflux disease is the major cause of chronic cough in patients. Prescribed treatment.
- Position increases the severity of heartburn. Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Aug93, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p16
Reports on patients suffering more esophageal reflux after a meal if they lie on their right side rather than on the left. Acid reflux in three hours after a high-fat meal; Symptoms for only half as long for people positioned on their left side.
- Treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in adults. Galmiche, Jean Paul; Letessier, Eric; Scarpignato, Carmelo // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/06/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7146, p1720
Focuses on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. What causes this disease; Information on the disease; Definition of oesophagus; Identification of treatments for the disease; What does management of the disease depends on.
- Drug treatment used as a diagnostic tool in GERD. Miller, Karl // American Family Physician;4/1/1998, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p1662
Presents a summary of the article `Omeprazole as a diagnostic tool in gastroesophageal reflux disease,' by B.E. Schenk, from the American Journal of Gastroenterology dated November 1997.
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Rothstein, Robin // Cortlandt Forum;1/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p119
Discusses the mechanism for gastroesophageal reflux. Etiology; Manifestations; Effect in children; Evaluation of patients; Medical therapy; Medication.
- Idiopathic cough? Check for reflux. R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p119
Suggests that gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can be the underlying cause of chronic rhinitis. Diagnostic procedures for GERD; Other causes of GERD.
- Reflux: Begin empiric therapy once diagnosis is made, guidelines advise. // Geriatrics;Feb96, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p62
Presents an abstract of the research study `Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease,' by K.R. DeVault and D.O. Castell which appeared in the 1995 issue of the periodical `Archives of Internal Medicine, Volume 155'.
- Measuring gastroesophageal reflux disease. Velanovich, Vic; Karmy-Jones, Riyad // American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p649
Studies the relationship between the Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease-Health-Related Quality of Life (GERD-HRQL) scale and the physiologic parameters of esophagogastroduondenoscopy, esophageal manometry and esophageal pH monitoring. Absence of correlations between lower esophageal sphincter and...