Gastroesophageal Reflux

  • Atul K. Madan

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common medical problem that affects over 30% of adults; however, very few patients need surgical intervention. Typical GERD symptoms include heartburn, regurgitation, and dysphagia.


Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease GERD Symptom Lower Esophageal Sphincter Pressure Esophageal Dysmotility Diffuse Esophageal Spasm 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Atul K. Madan
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  1. 1.Division of Laparoendoscopic & Bariatric Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA

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