Topical Corticosteroid Treatment of Dysphagia Due to Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Adults
- Management of Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Seema Khan // Pediatric Drugs;2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p23
Eosinophilic esophagitis is an important chronic esophageal disorder with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)-like symptoms, prominent esophageal mucosal eosinophilia, strongly associated with allergic disorders and unresponsive to anti-GERD therapy. Treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis has...
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Current Treatment. Redd, Matthew; Schey, Ron // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Mar2013, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p613
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a relatively new entity with a significant amount of increased recognition over the last decade. The mainstay treatments of EoE are designed to eliminate the causative allergens or to reduce their effects on the esophageal mucosa. Common treatments include...
- Patients who take antacids regularly may have more than chronic heartburn. // Modern Medicine;Aug95, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p13
Reports that patients with chronic heartburn who take antacids may be suffering from gastroesophageal reflux according to Seymour Sabesin. Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux; Treatment and prevention.
- New proton-pump inhibitor heals resistant erosive esophagitis. // Modern Medicine;Aug95, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p46
Presents an abstract of the study titled `Treatment of erosive reflux esophagitis resistant to H2-receptor antagonist therapy: Lansoprazole, a new proton pump inhibitor,' by M. Robinson, D.R. Campbell, et al, published in the March 1995 issue of `D ig. Dis. Sci.'
- New reflux guidelines seek to avoid the under-treatment of patients. // Modern Medicine;Jan96, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p11
Presents the findings of a research published in the November 13, 1995 issue of the `Archives of Internal Medicine' journal on the inappropriate or inadequate drug therapies administered to most gastroesophageal reflux disease patients. Mistake in H2 blocker prescription; Recommendations for...
- The most effective treatment may not be the most practical for esophagitis. // Modern Medicine;Jan96, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p20
Reports on findings published in the October 1995 issue of `The New Journals of Medicine' on the most effective treatment of reflux esophagitis. Proton-pump inhibitor omeprazole and cisapride combination's effectiveness; Description of the study group; Rate of recurrence; Side effects;...
- Take another look at surgery for chronic reflux; a new method has shorter recovery time and is... // Modern Medicine;Jun96, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p6
Reports on a surgical method in the therapy for gastroesophageal reflux, a condition characterized by the chronic exit of food from the stomach to the esophagus causing ulcerations in the mucus of the esophageal tract. Use of laparoscopic methods; Recovery time; Prevention of gas-bloat syndrome;...
- Fundoplication versus medication for GERD. Diloreto, Stacy // Patient Care;7/30/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p56
Reports on a study that did a randomized controlled trial of fundoplication in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Comparison of the surgical procedure with pharmacologic therapy; Disadvantage of surgery.
- Acid inhibitor is safe, effective for refractory reflux esophagitis. // Geriatrics;Jan95, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p59
Presents an abstract on the use of acid inhibitor omeprazole in treating gastroesophageal reflux published in the periodical `Annals of Internal Medicine,' by E.C. Klinkenberg-Knol, H.P.M. Festen and J.B. Jansen. Healing assessment in experimental patients; Esophagitis recurrence in patients...