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Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Michael F.┬áVaezi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Amit Patel, C. Prakash Gyawali
    Pages 1-17
  3. Patrick Yachimski
    Pages 19-35
  4. Dejan Micic, Robert Kavitt
    Pages 37-57
  5. Ali Akbar, Colin W. Howden
    Pages 59-70
  6. John W. Jacobs Jr., Joel E. Richter
    Pages 71-91
  7. Carla Maradey-Romero, Ronnie Fass
    Pages 93-115
  8. Dan E. Azagury, George Triadafilopoulos
    Pages 117-143
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 161-162

About this book

Introduction

This volume presents the most recent developments in diagnosis and treatment of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and those who continue to be refractory to conventional GERD therapies. The book delineates the role of newly developed endoscopic therapies in GERD and outlines the best candidates for surgical fundoplication. Topics as the risks associated with GERD, lifestyle modification in GERD, and the role of H2RA and proton pump inhibitor therapy in treating reflux disease are also explored.

Written by authorities in the field, Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is a concise yet comprehensive resource that is useful for primary care providers, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, surgeons, and ENT specialists.

Keywords

H2RA LES Augmentation fundoplication mucosal impedance testing proton pump inhibitor therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael F.┬áVaezi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyVanderbilt University School of MedicineNashvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-19524-7
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-19523-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-19524-7
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