2. The Problem of Heartburn, and Atypical Chest Pain

  1. John N. Plevris MD, PhD, FRCPE, FEBGH2 and
  2. Colin W. Howden MD, FRCP (Glasg.), FACP, AGAF, FACG3
  1. Ronnie Fass MD and
  2. Tiberiu Hershcovici MD

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346381.ch2

Problem-Based Approach to Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Problem-Based Approach to Gastroenterology and Hepatology

How to Cite

Fass, R. and Hershcovici, T. (2012) The Problem of Heartburn, and Atypical Chest Pain, in Problem-Based Approach to Gastroenterology and Hepatology (eds J. N. Plevris and C. W. Howden), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444346381.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Centre for Liver and Digestive Disorders, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

  2. 3

    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Arizona and Chief of Gastroenterology, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182270

Online ISBN: 9781444346381

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Keywords:

  • heartburn, atypical chest pain;
  • burning sensation;
  • lifestyle modifications;
  • PPI treatment failure;
  • refractory GERD;
  • GERD-related symptoms on PPIs;
  • duodeno-gastroesophageal reflux;
  • switching to another PPI;
  • NCCP pathophysiology;
  • management algorithm, for NCCP

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case 1: patient with heartburn

  • Case 2: patient with a typical chest pain

  • References