GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX OVERVIEW. Gastroesophageal reflux, also known as acid reflux, occurs when the stomach contents reflux or back up into the esophagus and/or mouth.
Anti-reflux surgery is a treatment for acid reflux, also known as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD is a condition in which food or stomach acid comes back up from your stomach into the esophagus.
Although some surgeons propose use of the Stretta procedure for patients with severe, refractory, or complicated GERD, clinical studies of the Stretta procedure have excluded these patients.
Achalasia happens when the nerves and muscles of the esophagus do not work properly, causing swallowing difficulties, regurgitation, and chest pain.
Diagnosing Acid Reflux Infants Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Acid Reflux Bile duct tubules in the liver allow drainage of bile acids (formed from liver cells). In PBC, chronic inflammation of the bile ducts cause build-up
BARRETT’S ESOPHAGUS OVERVIEW. The esophagus is the tube that connects the mouth with the stomach. Barrett’s esophagus occurs when the normal cells that line the lower part of the esophagus (called squamous cells) are replaced by a different cell type (called intestinal cells).
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Esophagus pain after eating may stem from a variety of conditions. One of the more common causes is gastroesphageal reflux disease, which involves frequent acid reflux, or the regurgitation of acidic stomach contents into your esophagus.
If you suffer from moderate to severe “heartburn” your surgeon may have recommended Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery to treat this condition, technically referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Acid reflux. Poprotskiy Alexey/Shutterstock. Acid reflux describes the condition in which acid and food from your stomach creep up into the esophagus, the tube connecting your stomach to your throat.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux, occurs when stomach contents back up — or reflux — into the esophagus. This can be due to weakening of the muscle where the esophagus meets the stomach, called the lower esophageal sphincter, or to problems with the contractions of the esophagus or stomach.
Swallowing disorders, also called dysphagia, occur when neural (nerve) control or structures involved in the process are disrupted or not functioning properly.
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Acid Reflux Bile duct tubules in the liver allow drainage of bile acids (formed from liver cells). In PBC, chronic inflammation of the bile ducts cause build-up of these bile acids. Indication:
Endoscopy. An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube (endoscope) down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your doctor examine your esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine (duodenum).