esophageal reflux


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Related to esophageal reflux: esophagitis, Esophageal stricture
  • noun

Synonyms for esophageal reflux

reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus

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In contrast, in gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), symptoms can include heartburn, regurgitation, vomiting and difficulty or pain with swallowing.
Prior pH probe studies have shown elevated total esophageal reflux time in some patients with systemic sclerosis, (3) but symptom correlation with documented pH-probe events and pulmonary symptoms has been challenging without impedance technology.
Surgical management of esophageal reflux and hiatus hernia.
Because of your concerns of headaches and daytime chewing, it is also important for you to know that there has been some association of pinworm infections and esophageal reflux with teeth grinding.
The use of drugs to treat such conditions as esophageal reflux "heartburn" , hiatus hernia, esophagitis and esophageal ulcer, and swallowing difficulties--as well as the enormous popularity of antiulcer medications--has led to the hypothesis that these drugs may be a causative factor.
People with severe, chronic esophageal reflux or with symptoms not relieved by the treatment described above may need more complete diagnostic evaluation.
Example: "I think you have a hiatal hernia with esophageal reflux.
Gastro esophageal reflux disease or GERD affects 60 million Americans.
But the findings suggest that office-based transnasal esophagoscopy could make screening more accessible in patients with esophageal reflux, globus, and dysphagia, Dr.
Randall Wagman, sought treatment for an esophageal reflux condition from Dr.
Objectives: To assess the efficacy of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for esophageal reflux in a community hospital.
The procedure is an adaptation of techniques already used for treatment of snoring, esophageal reflux, and joint capsule laxity.