erosive esophagitis


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erosive esophagitis

n.
A severe form of gastroesophageal reflux disease in which the mucous membrane lining the esophagus has been damaged by the abnormal reflux of gastric acid. Also called reflux esophagitis.
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Treatment response varies greatly between functional and organic dyspepsia (that includes causes like peptic ulcer disease, erosive esophagitis, hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal malignancies), with a high cure rate in peptic ulcer disease and reflux esophagitis but a higher mortality rate for patients with malignancies5.
Initially we considered GERD but the patient did not complain about acid or nonacid reflux events, and PPI therapy did not remit the swallowing difficulties while the endoscopy did not show erosive esophagitis aspect.
GERD is classified into erosive esophagitis (EE) and non-erosive GERD.
Many studies are going on to distinguish nonerosive reflux disease patients from those with erosive esophagitis to make diagnosis and nonerosive reflux disease treatment efficient.
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(3) After four to eight weeks of PPI therapy, in the absence of Barrett's esophagitis or erosive esophagitis, the use of this medication should be reassessed.
Non-erosive reflux disease compared with erosive esophagitis with regards to acid reflux and symptom patterns.
A large meta-analysis including 28 studies and 2,468 patients also concluded that Stretta is safe, effective and durable, with statistically significant improvements seen in quality of life, GERD Symptoms, PPI use, esophageal acid exposure, and reduced incidence of erosive esophagitis. Findings also showed Stretta exhibited less than a 1% complication rate.
Eight out of 38 patients (21%) had associated erosive esophagitis, and fourteen patients (36.8%) had Helicobacter Pylori (H.
pylori eradication itself has no significant effect on erosive esophagitis treatment, the Asia-Pacific consensus on H.