gastric reflux


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gastric reflux

n.
A backflow of the contents of the stomach into the esophagus, caused by relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter.
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This minimally invasive surgery offers weight loss by small incision on the belly and is preferred in patients with diabetes and gastric reflux issues.
If not, then they can be evaluated for other causes of the chest pain, such as skeletal muscle, gastric reflux, or other etiologies.
She has three grandsons, the youngest just 15 months old, all with blocked or missing tear ducts, and one has gastric reflux.
Washington, Oct 7 ( ANI ): Researchers from the University of Adelaide have tried to understand one of the world's most common medical conditions, gastric reflux, and how patients experience pain from it.
Considering diagnosis and treatment in turn, they examine such topics as new onset focal and generalized epilepsy in an elderly patient, epileptic falling seizures associated with seizure-induced cardiac asystole in drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy, epileptic negative myoclonus in benign rolandic epilepsy, carefully combining medications for women with gastric reflux, and functional hemispherotomy for drug-resistant post-traumatic epilepsy.
Kitas escaped from a private clinic, after being treated there for six months with gastric reflux.
It could also be a hiatus hernia with gastric reflux, or even a peptic ulcer.
Tests showed there was a problem with his oesophagus causing gastric reflux and he would need an operation at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton.
This helps to reduce gastric reflux, which is often the cause of heartburn.
Is gastric reflux a disease or a symptom of an underlying pathological process?
MOTHER-OF-THREE Jennie Green is one of the founders of a charity that supports families who have a child with gastric reflux.
But soon after, his condition got so bad he was rushed to A&E, where he was diagnosed with gastric reflux and told to take the antacid Gaviscon.