What is different in reflux esophagitis between African-Americans and non-Hispanic whites?
...anic whites and 88 were African Americans. Mean ages and male/female ratios were similar in the two groups. RE grade, esophageal ulcer, stricture, and hiatal
hernia frequency were likewise similar in the groups. Endoscopic and histological Barrett's esophagus was present more often in non-Hispanic whites th...
How to predict post-operative enteral nutrition problems
...ckground factors identified the following four predictors of these problem cases: (1) enteral nutrition before gastrectomy; (2) presence of esophageal hiatal
hernia; (3) past history of paralytic ileus; and (4) presence of chronic renal dysfunction.
Predictors for post-operative enteral nutrition problems...
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...he device is introduced into the body not through an incision, but through a natural body orifice, the mouth. The EsophyX device procedure reduces the hiatal
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...their ideas. The company's intellectual property portfolio includes technologies in the areas of: bariatrics, colorectal anastomoses, diverticulitis, hiatal
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ASGE encourages patients to see a physician if they experience symptoms suggestive of GERD
...main on medications. Surgery consists of wrapping the top of the stomach to reform the natural acid barrier and fixing the defect in the diaphragm and hiatal
hernia if present. Surgical therapy is --at least over the short term -- equivalent to medical therapy. The decision of medical versus surgical therap...
Stomach Banding Surgery Effective for Adolescents
...tients in the study had complications that required readmission to the hospital. Two patients experienced slippage of the band, two patients developed hiatal
hernias, and one patient had a wound infection. All of these conditions were treated by outpatient procedures. According to the study, a few patients ...
Long-time Gastric Acid Suppression Does Not Increase The Risk Of Cancer
... were not affected by cancer.
The authors identified specific conditions for which acid-suppressing drugs are used, such as acid reflux disease, hiatal
hernia and Barrett's esophagusand which were associated with an increased risk of stomach and esophagus cancer. They found no evidence to show that th...
Gastrointestinal conditions affect sleep
...ficant relationship between GERD and excessive daytime sleepiness and insomnia. He added, "We also found a connection between peptic ulcer disease and hiatal
hernia and insomnia."
In a second study, researchers from the Lynn Health Science Institute in Oklahoma City compared data from 20 GERD patients ...
...ted. ... with swallowing problems experience difficulty with ... ... what is causing difficulty swallowing and what treatment will ... A hiatal
hernia is a common condition and does not cause difficulty swallowing by itself. ... Difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia) is common amon...
... A hiatus hernia or hiatal
hernia is the protrusion (or herniation) of the... of the larger-than-normal esophageal hiatus. hiatal
hernia is a condition in which the upper portion of the stomach protrudes ... hiatal
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...ent including surgery and laparascopic hernia repair. Learn what a hiatal
hernia is, causes, symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, and regurgitation. ... In individuals with hiatal
hernias , the opening of the ... Hernias of the abdominal wall are o...