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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...

Hawaii's Most Experienced and Only Fellowship-Trained Weight Loss Surgeon Now Coming to Hilo

...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 hernia and creates a valve between the stomach and esophagus restoring the natural, physiological anatomy to reduce and prevent gastroesophageal reflu...

Weight Loss Without Hunger!

...their ideas. The company's intellectual property portfolio includes technologies in the areas of: bariatrics, colorectal anastomoses, diverticulitis, hiatal hernia, depression, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), Endoscopy and GERD. The Company's first product is the Full Sense(TM) Ba...

Open Wide, It's Time to Lose Weight!

...their ideas. The company's intellectual property portfolio includes technologies in the areas of: bariatrics, colorectal anastomoses, diverticulitis, hiatal hernia, depression, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), Endoscopy and GERD. The Company's first product is the Full Sense(TM) Ba...

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 ...
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EndoGastric Solutions(TM) Announces Results of EsophyX(TM) Multi-Center GERD Study

...chnique at a live case course at OSU February 29th: "I am very impressed with the clinical results for EsophyX, including the reduction/elimination of hiatal hernia and reduction/elimination of esophagitis. These multi-center study results confirm the 2 year outcomes seen in the first EsophyX study. With ov...

It's Only Heartburn...or is it? Chronic Heartburn a Risk Factor for Precursor to Esophageal Cancer

...agnostic and treatment methods available at the Center include endoscopy, medications to reduce acid, minimally invasive surgical procedures to repair hiatal hernias and to prevent acid reflux, radiofrequency ablation to destroy abnormal cells, endoscopic mucosal resection to remove nodules within Barrett's...
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Swallowing difficulty

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Hiatal hernia

... 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 Hernia Treatment. Self-Care at Home. Medical Tr...

Hernias

...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...
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