GERD


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Related to GERD: hiatal hernia, acid reflux

GERD

abbr.
gastroesophageal reflux disease
Translations

GERD

abbr gastroesophageal reflux disease. V. disease.
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Construction of the GERD is facing several political, financial, and technical issues.
Almost two in 10 people have symptoms of GERD. It is becoming one of the most common reasons for visits to a primary care physician.
In many patient populations, especially the elderly, there is a need for alternative therapy for GERD since the risks of PPI use are increased.
The first step in getting your GERD under control is learning what foods trigger episodes of acid reflux; the foods that trigger your symptoms may not trigger symptoms in others.
"Silent GERD" refers to esophageal mucosal injury (i.e., erosion, ulceration, or Barrett's esophagus) visible in EGD without typical or atypical GERD symptoms [2].
The patients with cancer of the respiratory and upper digestive tracts (outcome) were compared to those without cancer to examine whether GERD (exposure) was associated with cancer.
Based on this, the purpose of the present study was to investigate the role of endothelial dysfunction in the mechanisms of development of GERD in patients with IHD.
"The symptoms of GERD include heartburn and regurgitation of stomach contents," explains gastroenterologist Kevin Ghassemi, MD, Center for Esophageal Disorders, Division of Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
This GERD drugs market is mainly driven by the dearth of treatment options.
A diagnosis of GERD was assessed by the gastroenterologist clinically.