Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Theory and Research

Edited by Ali Ibrahim Yahya

Al Asmarya University for Islamic Sciences

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a very common, global clinical problem. It affects any age group, both males and females, and is seen mainly in developed countries, especially among obese individuals. GERD needs to be treated to prevent nuisance symptoms and long-term complications. The book deals with the diagnosis of GERD, including clinical presentations and diagnostic investigations, and describes the different available conservative, medical, surgical and endoscopic treatments. The book also covers gastroesophageal disease in children, its presentation and treatment. It also deals with the refractory type of gastroesophageal disease including different theories. It is very useful for gastroenterologists and upper gastrointestinal surgeons.

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Gastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseTheory and ResearchEdited by Ali Ibrahim Yahya

Published: April 3rd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73897

ISBN: 978-1-78984-481-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-480-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-105-5

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

833 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Introductory Chapter: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

By Ali I. Yahya

131

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2. Challenges to Unravel Mechanisms of GERD

By Shouji Shimoyama

166

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3. Refractory Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Symptoms

By Xia Chen and Fei Wang

215

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4. Clinical Picture of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Children

By Paolo Quitadamo and Annamaria Staiano

192

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5. The Role of Increased Gastric Acid Secretion and Reactive Oxygen Species in the Pathophysiology of Reflux Esophagitis

By Mohamed-Amine Jabri and Hichem Sebai

130

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