antireflux


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antireflux

acting to prevent reflux. In gastroesophageal reflux disease antireflux surgery restores the abdominal segment of the esophagus and increases pressure at the gastric inlet.
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Current status of an antireflux procedure in laparoscopic Heller myotomy.
Antireflux versus conventional self-expanding metallic stents (SEMS) for distal esophageal cancer: results of a multicenter randomized trial.
chest pain and dysphagia), HH with severe esophagitis, and types II, III, and IV HH might require surgical intervention which includes reduction of the hernia, closure of the hiatal defect, and antireflux procedure.
Endoscopic gastrostomy placement in the child with gastroesophageal reflux: is concomitant antireflux surgery indicated?
3 times each to 69% of the children before 24 months old--followed by oral steroids and antireflux medications.
Laparoscopic antireflux surgery vs esomeprazole treatment for chronic GERD: the LOTUS randomized clinical trial.
Yang needle tunneling technique in creating antireflux and continent mechanisms.
6-11] In the perioperative period, all patients should receive optimal medical therapy in the form of antireflux therapy, corticosteroids and antibiotics.
Stretta is a non-ablative RF treatment that remodels the musculature of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and gastric cardia to significantly improve the antireflux barrier and reduce the frequency of transient lower sphincter relaxations (tLESRs) and reflux events.
They describe laryngopharyngeal reflux as a multisystem disorder and its role in otolaryngologic and pulmonary conditions; the anatomy and physiology of the voice, esophagus, and its sphincters; new concepts in the anatomy and physiology of the antireflux barrier (a new chapter by additional contributors); the clinical presentation, epidemiology, and complications of gastroesophageal reflux disease; laryngopharyngeal reflux and the symptoms and signs associated with peptic mucositis of the larynx and related structures; diagnostic tests; behavioral and medical management; and surgical therapy, including laparoscopic antireflux surgery and endoscopic approaches.
Obesity adversely affects the outcome of antireflux operations.