Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Edited by Mauro Bortolotti

University of Bologna, Italy

Gastroesophageal reflux disease affects many patients. This disease not only lowers their quality of life, but it also threatens some of them with an underhand risk of cancer. Additionally, it becomes an economic burden for the patients and society. The aim of this book on gastroesophageal reflux disease is to provide advice and guidance to gastroenterologists to help them understand and manage some aspects of this proteiform disease.

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Gastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseEdited by Mauro Bortolotti

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1200

ISBN: 978-953-51-0314-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6907-9

Copyright year: 2012

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24593 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Neural Regulatory Mechanisms of Esophageal Motility and Its Implication for GERD

By Takahiko Shiina and Yasutake Shimizu


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2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Molecular Predictors in Neoplastic Progression of Barrett's Esophagus

By Fritz Francois, Abraham Khan, Liying Yang, Sam M. Serouya and Zhiheng Pei


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3. Esophageal Motility and Gastroesophageal Reflux

By Michele Grande, Massimo Villa and Federica Cadeddu


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4. Dental Erosions - Extraesophageal Manifestation of Gastroesophageal Reflux

By Ivana Stojšin and Tatjana Brkanić


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5. Analysis of Symptoms in Patients with Minimal Change Esophagitis Versus Those with Reflux Esophagitis and Peptic Ulcer

By Yasuyuki Shimoyama, Motoyasu Kusano and Osamu Kawamura


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6. Treatment of GERD

By Bojan Tepeš


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7. E3710, Long-Acting PPI as New Approach for the Treatment of Unmet Medical Needs for GERD

By Kotaro Kodama, Hideaki Fujisaki, Hideo Tonomura, Miwa Jindo, Misako Watanabe, Junichi Nagakawa and Noriaki Takeguchi


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8. Laparoscopic Total Fundoplication for Refractory GERD: How to Achieve Optimal Long-Term Outcomes by Preoperative Instrumental Assessment and a Standardized Technique

By Paolo Limongelli,Salvatore Tolone, Gianmattia del Genio, Antonio d’Alessandro, Gianluca Rossetti, Luigi Brusciano, Giovanni Docimo, Roberto Ruggiero, Simona Gili, Assia Topatino, Vincenzo Amoroso, Giuseppina Casalino, Alfonso Bosco, Ludovico Docimo and Alberto del Genio


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9. Quality of Life After Anti-Reflux Surgery in Adults

By Mehmet Fatih Can, Aytekin Unlu and Gokhan Yagci


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