TITLE

Updated Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

AUTHOR(S)
DeVault, Kenneth R.; Castell, Donald O.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1999, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p1434
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), as of June 1999. Changes made to endoscopy in GERD; Effect of antacids and antirefluxants on GERD; Type of maintenance therapy appropriate for GERD.
ACCESSION #
16444666

 

Related Articles

  • ACG-revised GERD guidelines focus on proper use of drugs.  // Geriatrics;May2005, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p18 

    Presents the revised gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) diagnostic and treatment guidelines issued by the American College of Geriatrics. Use of endoscopy in GERD; Ambulatory reflux monitoring of the esophagus; Esophageal manometry; Patient-directed therapy.

  • IPEG Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).  // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Apr2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 19, px 

    The article presents the guidelines of the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG) for the surgical treatment of pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Gastroesophageal reflux refers to the reflux action of gastric contents into the esophagus. An overview of the diagosis and...

  • Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Katz, Philip O; Gerson, Lauren B; Vela, Marcelo F // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2013, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p308 

    The article disuses guidelines related to treatment and diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Prevalence of GERD on the basis of symptoms regurgitation and heartburn is discussed. Treatment of GERD includes use of histamine-receptor antagonists, antacids and proton pump inhibitor...

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Endoscopy, Duration of Treatment, and Choice of PPI. Greenspan, Neil R. // Medicine & Health Rhode Island;Apr2011, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p92 

    The article discusses the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It offers choices of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) that have been shown to be more efficacious in controlling acute symptoms and the most effective agents for healing esophagitis. It mentions that...

  • NEWSLINE: New GERD Tx Guidelines.  // Monthly Prescribing Reference;Apr2013, Vol. 29 Issue 4, pA-14 

    The article reports on new treatment guidelines released by the American College of Gastroenterology on the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

  • Hypercontractile Esophagus With Atypical Symptoms. Yoon Jin Choi; Nayoung Kim // Journal of Neurogastroenterology & Motility;Jan2014, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p122 

    The article presents a case study of a 57-year-old man presented with frequent belching and chest discomforts who underwent gastroduodenal endoscopy. The endoscopy revealed whitish discoloration of gastroesophageal junction which represented minimal changes of reflux esophagitis. The patient was...

  • ENDOSCOPIC GASTROPLICATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PAEDIATRIC GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE: 12 MONTH FOLLOW UP RESULTS. Thomson, M. A.; Hall, S.; Fritscher-Ravens, A.; Swain, P. // Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA10 

    The aim of this work is to assess the medium term efficacy of the BARD Endocinch device for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in children and adolescents. 17 males with symptoms of GORD dependent on proton pump inhibitors (PPI) for greater than 12 months or refractory to...

  • THE ROLE OF GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE QUESTIONNAIRE IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA. Grivcheva Stardelova K.; Popova R.; Joksimovic N.; Deriban Gj; Zdravkovska M.; Serafimoski V. // Contributions of Macedonian Academy of Sciences & Arts;2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p73 

    The aim of the study: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common disease with a multifactorial pathogenesis. Our aim was to analyse the role of the Gastroesophageal Disease Questionnaire in diagnosing reflux disease in the population of the Republic of Macedonia. Methods: The questionnaire on...

  • Telemetry Capsule for Ambulatory pH Monitoring: Is It Time for a Change? Katz, Philip O.; Matheus, Tonantzin // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2008, Vol. 103 Issue 12, p2986 

    There is currently no clear gold standard for the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease. The most common practice, a therapeutic trial of antisecretory therapy, falls short of being ideal. Endoscopy is insensitive and impractical as an early diagnostic test for the majority of patient...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics