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The primary objective of the study is to describe the change in GerdQ sum scores, after a 4-week period of systematic treatment with PPIs(using GerdQ questionnaire). The secondary objectives are: to measure the response at the current treatment after a 4-week period of systematic treatment and to identify the percentage of patients which require alterations of their treatment (GerdQ questionnaire)
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) considered to be associated with mucosal damages in the esophagus and heartburn, which may sometimes interfere with daily activities due likely to re...
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is diagnosed on the basis of characteristic reflux symptoms (i.e. troublesome heartburn and/or acid regurgitation). Empirical therapy without diagnos...
The purpose of this study is to determine if pumosetrag is effective in treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) symptoms in patients who have a history of GERD symptoms and are cur...
The purpose of this research study is to compare the safety and effectiveness (how well the medicine works) of esomeprazole (study drug) to placebo (a capsule that does not contain any med...
The aim of the study is to evaluate the effect of pantoprazole on fast symptom reduction in hospitalized patients with NERD (non-erosive reflux disease) or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux di...
Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) is frequently associated with both gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and simultaneous esophageal dysmotility. Anti-reflux procedures in this patient population mu...
To determine if gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is present at long-term follow-up after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), and to identify factors associated with the occurrence or aggr...
Unlike cigarettes, there is little information about the association between other tobacco products and the risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and esophageal adenocarcinoma.
BACKGROUND Postprandial proximal gastric acid pocket (PPGAP) plays important roles in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In this study, we analyzed the characteristics of PPGAP in GERD. MATERIAL ...
Obesity has significantly increased in the last decades and metabolic (bariatric) surgery has been extended accordingly. Clinical manifestations of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are frequent ...
Retrograde bile flow. Reflux of bile can be from the duodenum to the stomach (DUODENOGASTRIC REFLUX); to the esophagus (GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX); or to the PANCREAS.
Back flow of gastric contents to the LARYNGOPHARYNX where it comes in contact with tissues of the upper aerodigestive tract. Laryngopharyngeal reflux is an extraesophageal manifestation of GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX.
The R-isomer of lansoprazole that is used to treat severe GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE.
Chronic ESOPHAGITIS characterized by esophageal mucosal EOSINOPHILIA. It is diagnosed when an increase in EOSINOPHILS are present over the entire esophagus. The reflux symptoms fail to respond to PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS treatment, unlike in GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE. The symptoms are associated with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to food or inhalant allergens.
A substituted benzamide used for its prokinetic properties. It is used in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease, functional dyspepsia, and other disorders associated with impaired gastrointestinal motility. (Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 31st ed)
Barrett’s esophagus is a condition in which the tissue lining the esophagus—the muscular tube that carries food and liquids from the mouth to the stomach—is replaced by tissue that is similar to the intestinal lining. This process is ca...
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