Search results for "GERD"

Results 1 - 10 of about 14 for "GERD".

MKSAP quiz: Long-term management of GERD

A 75-year-old woman with longstanding gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) comes to the office with concerns related to her new diagnosis of osteopenia. ... Guidelines recommend that patients with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
April 2019

Endoscopic eradication therapy plus reflux control associated with decreased Barrett's recurrence rates

Endoscopic eradication therapy (EET) plus effective reflux control is associated with very low rates of recurrence in patients with Barrett's esophagus. ... Early recognition of suboptimal reflux control is important for the success of EET in practice.
February 2017

GERD recurrence appears common after laparoscopic antireflux surgery

1, 2005, and Dec. 31, 2014. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may often recur after laparoscopic antireflux surgery, according to a recent study. ... 31, 2014, were included in the study. The main outcome measure, reflux recurrence, was defined as
September 2017

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She reports no nausea, dysphagia, or reflux. She has been taking ranitidine with minimal relief of symptoms. ... Although gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can present with symptoms of chest pain, this patient's pain is also exertional (occurs while
October 2019


This revealed that 23 patients had esophageal disorders other than gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and that 99 had functional heartburn. ... placebo). The primary outcome was treatment success, defined as a decrease of 50% or more in the
October 2019

MKSAP quiz: Follow-up for persistent heartburn, chronic cough

The patient has persistent cough, which may be an extraesophageal symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) resulting from laryngopharyngeal reflux. ... Ambulatory pH testing, if positive, can help to confirm the diagnosis of GERD and supports
February 2019

FDA update

treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
September 2019

MKSAP quiz: 3-week history of substernal chest pain

The most common cause of noncardiac chest pain is untreated gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), followed by motility disorders. ... Key Point. Although gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most common cause of noncardiac chest pain, a
May 2017

MKSAP quiz: Follow-up for long-term heartburn

He has frequent nocturnal reflux but has not had odynophagia or dysphagia, and his weight has been stable. ... It is reasonable to consider screening men older than 50 years with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms for more than 5 years and
March 2018

MKSAP quiz: History of heartburn

This patient has classic symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in the form of heartburn. ... Symptoms of heartburn and regurgitation are strong predictors for the clinical diagnosis of GERD.
May 2018

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