Search results for "GERD"

Results 1 - 10 of about 17 for "GERD".

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

From ACP Journal Club

Surgery for a functional disease like reflux hypersensitivity should be considered only with caution. ... A key message from the trial is that true PPI-refractory [gastroesophageal reflux disease] GERD is uncommon: Only 21% of screened patients met the
March 2020

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

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 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: 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

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Impedance-pH testing can identify both acid and nonacid reflux. Testing can be done with a 48-hour wireless capsule or 24-hour transnasal catheter to detect active acid reflux. ... A peptic stricture causing solid-food dysphagia may result from untreated
February 2020

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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