GORD


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GORD/GERD

An abbreviation which takes into account the UK/US spelling differences of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (see there)/gastroesophageal reflux disease (GOR/GER if referring to reflux alone).

GORD

Acronym for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. (See REFLUX OESOPHAGITIS)
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Gord is survived by his dear wife Blair--a pillar of stability to both SickKids Urology for many years, and to their family--their three children Scott, Megan, and David, and his grandchildren.
Outlook The outlook for GORD is generally good and most people respond well to treatment with medication.
GORD Institute is the research hub of the organisation, established to advance human knowledge and investigate new approaches to achieve enhanced sustainability in the built environment.
They found that fundoplication operations performed by keyhole surgery were more effective at reducing the symptoms of GORD over this timescale, but that there was little data available to indicate potential benefits over longer timescales.
Approximately 10 - 40% of GORD patients do not have a complete or even partial symptomatic response to a standard PPI dosage, hence the increasing practice of doubling the dose.
The privately-held, family-run Gore Bay company is operated by Smith's two sons: Gord, the company president based in Cambridge, and Jeff, the Sudbury-based company vice-president and Director for Quality that includes their affiliated driver training schools, warehouses, fuel distributors and customs brokers.
Heartburn, the most frequent symptom of Gord, is characterised by a burning feeling rising from the abdomen or the chest up to the neck or throat.
Nortel Networks has been gaining significant traction with its voice over IP and Multimedia Communications portfolio throughout Asia," said Gord Quinn, general manager, Multimedia Communications, Nortel Networks.
Gord, a CESO (Canadian Executive Services Organization) volunteer advisor, was asked by the Bishop Leo Institute to assess their curriculum in Electrical Technology and to recommend any revisions that might be required.
Information: Spectrum Eland Logistics, Gord Crowther, Tel: (1)(905) 454-1717 ext.
Crossing The Line: Mobsters And Rumrunners by journalist and broadcaster Gord Steinke is an entertaining account of the most famous exploits of rum-running mobsters who dealt in the illegal booze trade during the Prohibition era of the roaring 20's, written especially for lay readers.