2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  1. John WD McDonald Professor of Medicine3,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs Professor of Hepatology Consultant Physician/Hepatologist4,
  3. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine3 and
  4. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine5
  1. Naoki Chiba1,2 and
  2. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine5

Published Online: 22 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch2

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Chiba, N. and Fennerty, M. B. (2010) Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, in Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs, B. G. Feagan and M. B. Fennerty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 4

    The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and University College London, London, UK

  3. 5

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Gastroenterology, McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, Canada

  2. 2

    Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, Canada

  3. 5

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181938

Online ISBN: 9781444314403

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Keywords:

  • Epidemiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease;
  • Pathophysiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease;
  • Diagnostic tests for gastroesophageal reflux disease;
  • Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease;
  • Erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease;
  • Treatment of non-erosive reflux disease (NERD);
  • Symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease: empirical therapy for uninvestigated patients;
  • Treatment of esophageal peptic stricture;
  • “endoscopy negative reflux disease” (ENRD);
  • Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Pathophysiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Diagnostic tests for gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Treatment of non-erosive reflux disease (NERD)

  • Symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease: empirical therapy for uninvestigated patients

  • Treatment of esophageal peptic stricture

  • Endoscopic treatments

  • Anti-reflux surgery

  • References