Stress-related changes in oesophageal permeability: filling the gaps of GORD?
- Quality of life assessment in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Irvine, E. J. // Gut;May2004 Supplement 4, Vol. 53, piv35
Health related quality of life (HRQoL) is determined by both disease and non-disease related factors. Several studies have reported significant HRQOL impairment in GORD patients compared with the general population. Disease severity correlates strongly with HRQoL. Non-disease features, such as...
- GERD BEYOND THE ESOPHAGUS. Magill-Lewis, Jillene // Drug Topics;4/15/2002, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p62
Provides information on the gastroesophageal reflux disease. Symptoms; Developments in drugs for treatment of the disease; Role of pharmacists in the treatment of the disease.
- hard to swallow. Drury, Kathryn // Vegetarian Times;Apr2001, Issue 284, p68
Focuses on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition characterized by frequent occurrence of heartburn. Pathophysiology; Causes; Foods that can help relieve the pain; Role of stress in increasing risks for GERD.
- Reducing stress won't quench those fiery heartburn pains. Letsche, Amber Lee // Fort Worth Business Press;6/22/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p18
Corrects misconceptions that stress causes heartburn. Heartburn as a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); Causes of GERD; Ways in which stress can aggravate heartburn.
- Ambulatory Esophageal pH Recording in Gastroesophageal Reflux: Relevance to the Development of Esophagitis. Rokkas, T.; Sladen, G. E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1988, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p629
In a group of 60 patients with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux (GER), we carried out upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and 24-h ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring to assess the relationship between acid reflux and esophagitis. The results of 24-h pH measurement were compared with those...
- Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children: When to be Concerned. Chitkara, Denesh; Martin, Nannette; Kelly, Maureen // Pediatrics for Parents;2006, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p7
The article talks about gastroesophageal reflux, the passage of stomach contents into the esophagus, which is a common problem in infants and children that typically occurs during or after a meal in 50 percent of newborns and up 67 percent of four month-old infants. The frequent episodes of...
- pH-impedance monitoring value in diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux in children and teenagers - preliminary report. Szaflarska-Popławska, Anna; Mierzwa, Grażyna; Bała, Grażyna; Parzȩcka, Monika; Kuczyńska, Renata // Gastroenterologia Polska / Gastroenterology;2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p251
Aim of study: The aim of the study was assessment concerning pH-impedance usefulness in diagnostics of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in children and teenagers. Material and methods: 53 children and teenagers were included into the study, aged from 7 to 18 years (the average age - 15 years),...
- Whither surgery in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/20/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 2, p219
Provides information on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a risk factor for esophageal cancer. Drugs that are highly effective in the treatment of GERD; Example of surgical antireflux procedure for GERD; Important trends in therapeutic approaches to GERD.
- Impact of gastroesophageal reflux disease on daily life: the Systematic Investigation of Gastrointestinal Diseases in China (SILC) epidemiological study. Rui Wang; Duowu Zou; Xiuqiang Ma; Zhao, Yanfang; Xiaoyan Yan; Hong Yan; Jiqian Fang; Ping Yin; Xiaoping Kang; Qiang Li; Dent, John; Sung, Joseph J.; Halling, Katarina; Johansson, Saga; Wenbin Liu; Jia He // Health & Quality of Life Outcomes;2010, Vol. 8, p128
Background: Gastroesophageal reflux disease imposes a significant burden of illness in Western populations. However, data on the impact of reflux symptoms on daily life in Asian populations are scarce. The current study aimed to evaluate the impact of GERD (defined on the basis of symptoms) on...