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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She was instructed to continue her antireflux medications, have a refresher course of voice therapy, and follow up as directed.
Effects of manometrically discovered nonspecific motility disorders of the esophagus on the outcomes of antireflux surgery.
We started to evaluate endoscopic antireflux procedures.
All patients were recruited from multiple academic and regional hospitals across the Netherlands, and patients were excluded if they had Barrett's esophagus shorter than 2 cm, prior antireflux surgery, or a history of high-grade dysplasia or esophageal adenocarcinoma.
The intussusception antireflux valve is ineffective for preventing cholangitis in biliary atresia: a prospective study.
Previously reported techniques using stomas to exteriorize the Roux limb or antireflux valves (113-115) have been subsequently abandoned either owing to associated complications or lack of effectiveness.
Obesity adversely affects the outcome of antireflux operations.
In children in whom clinical improvement could not be provided after antireflux surgery, accompanying lower urinary system dysfunction should be investigated (12,13).
Treatment for GORD, especially in those who are not responsive to antireflux treatment, may require further evaluation for psychological co-morbidity.
Antireflux or Antiregurgitation milk products for infants and young children: a commentary by the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition.
Antireflux surgery has been a mainstay of treatment for severe GERD in children since the 1960s.