Chapter 42. Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux

  1. Robert A. Stockley Professor1,
  2. Stephen I. Rennard Professor2,
  3. Klaus Rabe Professor3 and
  4. Bartolome Celli Professor4
  1. John K. DiBaise

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755976.ch42

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

How to Cite

Stockley, R. A., Rennard, S. I., Rabe, K. and Celli, B. (2007) Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux, in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755976.ch42

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, B15 2TH, UK

  2. 2

    Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Section, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985125 Nebraska Medical Center, 800 South 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68198-5300

  3. 3

    Dept of Pulmonology, Leiden Universtiy Medical Centre, Albinusdreef 2, C3-P, Postbox 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, Netherlands

  4. 4

    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, St Elizabeth's Medical Centre, 736 Cambridge Street, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02135-2907

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122894

Online ISBN: 9780470755976

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Keywords:

  • gastro-oesophageal reflux;
  • epidemiology;
  • pathogenesis;
  • oesophageal manometry;
  • treatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology and risk factors

  • Pathogenesis

  • Diagnosis and evaluation

  • Clinical presentations and complications

  • GERD and COPD

  • Treatment

  • Practical approach to evaluation and management

  • Conclusions

  • References