This causes spasms, bile reflux
, refractory heartburn, irritation, inflammation, ulcers, and other symptoms.
77) Dilated intercellular spaces are observed in 68% to 100% of patients with acid exposure; bile reflux
can also lead to the development or persistence of dilated intercellular spaces.
as possible risk factor in laryngopharyngeal inflammatory and neoplastic lesions.
Healthy controls have as much bile reflux
as gastric ulcer patients.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The weight of the evidence suggests that aggressive treatment of acid and bile reflux
has the best chance of preventing the progression of Barrett's esophagus to esophageal adenocarcinoma, Dr.
Gastric adenocarcinoma occurred significantly (50%) more often in rats with bile reflux
who were treated with lansoprazole compared with bile reflux
controls (27%) (Viste 2004).
The GARD(TM) is the only endoscopic treatment that effectively blocks acid and bile reflux
, reducing the risk of cancer of the esophagus (adenocacinoma).
is rather common after gastric surgery," said Amnon Sonnenberg, M.
15) Bile reflux
can be clinically evaluated in ambulatory patients with Bilitec 2000 (Medtronic Gastroenterology; Minneapolis), a spectrophotometer that detects the presence of bile using the optical properties of bilirubin, the most common pigment present in the secretion.