gastroesophageal reflux

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Noun1.gastroesophageal reflux - reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
reflux - an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
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Keyword: Gastroesophageal reflux, Dietary habits, Risk factors, Lifestyle.
There is a widely held view that gastroesophageal reflux and its associated symptoms are trivial; leading very often to suboptimal treatment of these patients.
Eisai president and CEO, Lonnel Coats, stated that the availability of this sprinkle formulation represents a new treatment option for young children who suffer from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
US and European gastroenterologists here present clinicians a practical manual to managing gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Gastroesophageal reflux in obese patients is not reduced by weight reduction.
Instead they found that gastroesophageal reflux spurs the esophageal cells to release chemicals called cytokines which attract inflammatory cells to the esophagus.
Currently pending FDA approval, EndoFLIP provides a more physiologically relevant diagnostic test for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This dose was higher than that typically used to treat symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux (N.
Lower esophageal sphincter pressure in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and posture and time patterns.
Prevalence of symptoms suggestive of gastroesophageal reflux in an adult population.
The researchers used data that had been collected on 3,398 women and 3,412 men with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who had been enrolled in any of 14 studies that tested various treatments for GERD during 2001-2004.
However, if more substantial and persistent symptoms of reflux occur--vomiting coupled with poor weight gain, severe crying and irritability, persistent food refusal and breathing problems--the related symptoms or complications are known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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