Presence of gas in the refluxate enhances reflux perception in non-erosive patients with physiological acid exposure of the oesophagus
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- 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),...
- 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...
- Revised Criterion for Diagnosis of Ineffective Esophageal Motility Is Associated With More Frequent Dysphagia and Greater Bolus Transit Abnormalities. Blonski, Wojciech; Vela, Marcelo; Safder, Akber; Hila, Amine; Castell, Donald O. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2008, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p699
BACKGROUND: Ineffective esophageal motility (IEM) has been defined by the presence of â‰¥30% liquid swallows with contraction amplitude <30 mmHg (ineffective swallows) in the distal esophagus (â€œoldâ€ IEM). A recent study with combined multichannel intraluminal impedance and...
- The demographic characteristics and health-related quality of life in a large cohort of reflux esophagitis patients in Japan with reference to the effect of lansoprazole: the REQUEST study. Hongo, Michio; Kinoshita, Yoshikazu; Miwa, Hiroto; Ashida, Kiyoshi // Journal of Gastroenterology;2008, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p920
Patients with reflux esophagitis (RE) in Western countries have impaired health-related quality of life (HRQOL). However, few data are available concerning HRQOL in Asian patients with RE. To determine the demographic characteristics, HRQOL, and the impact of lansoprazole treatment in a large...
- Something's Burning. Hensrud, Donald D. // Fortune;7/8/2002, Vol. 146 Issue 1, p150
Discusses gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as heartburn. Symptoms, including a burning sensation in the chest; Causes, including medications or foods that relax the lower esophageal sphincter; Treatments, such as antacids and H2 receptor blockers.