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GERD

Follicular Bronchiolitis: Two Cases with Varying Clinical and Radiological Presentation.

Feb 13, 2020

Follicular bronchiolitis (FB) is a rare bronchiolar disorder associated with hyperplasia of the bronchial-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT). It is characterized by the development of lymphoid follicle...

LINX reflux management system to bridge the "treatment gap" in gastroesophageal reflux disease: A systematic review of 35 studies.

Feb 13, 2020

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when the reflux of stomach contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. When medical therapy is insufficient, surgical therapy is indicated ...

PERORAL (POEM) OR SURGICAL MYOTOMY FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACHALASIA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Feb 13, 2020

Achalasia is a neurodegenerative motility esophageal disorder characterized by failure of lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. The conventional treatment option for achalasia has been laparoscopic H...

Predictive Factors of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Bariatric Surgery

Feb 10, 2020

To evaluate the impact of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with obesity.Patients with class ...

Hypotonic Low Esophageal Sphincter Is Not Predictive of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease After Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Feb 10, 2020

Sleeve gastrectomy is the most commonly performed bariatric surgery these days but is associated with de novo reflux.We aimed to study the influence of hypotonic lower esophageal sphincter (LES) on po...

Individualized prediction of late-onset dysphagia in head and neck cancer survivors.

Feb 10, 2020

Limited data exist regarding which head and head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors will suffer from long-term dysphagia.From a population-based cohort of 1901 Utah residents with HNC and ≥3 years fo...

Laparoscopic Single Anastomosis Sleeve Ileal (SASI) Bypass for Patients With Morbid Obesity: Technical Description and Short-term Outcomes.

Feb 10, 2020

Morbid obesity has been recognized as a public health crisis, particularly in developed countries. Single anastomosis sleeve ileal (SASI) bypass has been introduced as a novel bariatric and metabolic ...

Identification of Subtypes of Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Based on DNA Methylation Profiles and Integration of Transcriptome and Genome Data.

Feb 10, 2020

Esophageal adenocarcinomas (EAC) are heterogeneous and often preceded by Barrett's esophagus (BE). Many genomic changes have been associated with development of BE and EAC, but little is known about e...

Efficacy of Dairy Free Diet and 6-Food Elimination Diet for Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Jan 30, 2020

Management of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) varies from center to center. In this study, we evaluated the effectiveness of a dairy-free diet (DFD) and the 6-Food Elimination Diet (SFED) as initial th...

Immediate dilation in esophageal food impaction is safe and effective but performed infrequently: observations from a large Midwest US cohort.

Jan 30, 2020

This study aimed to determine the rate and safety of immediate esophageal dilation for esophageal food bolus impaction (EFBI) and evaluate its impact on early recurrence (i.e. prior to interval esopha...

Peroral endoscopic myotomy alone is effective for esophageal motility disorders and esophageal epiphrenic diverticulum: a retrospective single-center study.

Jan 30, 2020

Esophageal epiphrenic diverticulum (ED) is associated with esophageal motility disorder (EMD). If a diverticulum associated with EMD is enlarging with worsening symptoms, surgical intervention, includ...

Burden of Gastroduodenal Diseases: Global Perspective

Jan 30, 2020

We reviewed the recent medical literature to show global burden of gastroduodenal disease, potential strategies, and further perspectives.Gastrointestinal and liver diseases are growing health problem...

Prevalence of Non-Obstructive Dysphagia in Patients with Heartburn and Regurgitation

Jan 30, 2020

Heartburn and regurgitation are the most common gastroesophageal reflux symptoms, and dysphagia could be a possible symptom. This investigation aimed to evaluate the prevalence of non-obstructive dysp...

Important Sensory, Association, and Postprandial Perception Attributes Influencing Young Taiwanese Consumers' Acceptance for Taiwanese Specialty Teas.

Jan 23, 2020

For hundreds of years, Taiwan has been famous for its various specialty teas. The sensory features of these teas have been well specialized and standardized through sensory evaluations performed by te...

Long-term Proton Pump Inhibitor Administration Caused Physiological and Microbiota Changes in Rats.

Jan 23, 2020

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used for the long-term treatment of gastroesophageal disorders and the non-prescription medicines for acid reflux. However, there is growing concerns about PPI misuse...

Prevalence and predictors of proton pump inhibitor partial response in gastroesophageal reflux disease in systemic sclerosis: a prospective study.

Jan 23, 2020

Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) twice daily dosing is a standard therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in systemic sclerosis (SSc) but there is no data on its response rate or the predictors ...

Clinical characteristic of esophageal cancer without lugol-voiding lesions in the background esophagus.

Jan 23, 2020

Lugol chromoendoscopy is useful for the detection of early esophageal squamous cell cancer (ESCC). Multiple lugol-voiding lesions (LVLs) on lugol chromoendoscopy are associated with a very high risk o...

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Southwestern Saudi Arabia.

Jan 23, 2020

Background Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders that has substantial health and economic consequences. Several modifiable risk factors are associ...