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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)

Retrograde flow of gastric juice (GASTRIC ACID) and/or duodenal contents (BILE ACIDS; PANCREATIC JUICE) into the distal ESOPHAGUS, commonly due to incompetence of the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER.
Also Known As:
GERD; Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; Gastro-oesophageal Reflux; Gastro-Esophageal Reflux; Reflux, Gastroesophageal; Gastro Esophageal Reflux; Gastro oesophageal Reflux; Reflux, Gastro-Esophageal; Reflux, Gastro-oesophageal; Esophageal Reflux
Networked: 6485 relevant articles (762 outcomes, 1101 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
2. Esophagitis
3. Heartburn (Pyrosis)
4. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
5. Dyspepsia (Indigestion)

Experts

1. Fass, Ronnie: 40 articles (07/2015 - 01/2002)
2. Watson, David I: 27 articles (09/2015 - 02/2004)
3. Malfertheiner, Peter: 25 articles (01/2015 - 01/2004)
4. Smout, A J P M: 24 articles (09/2015 - 09/2002)
5. Kinoshita, Yoshikazu: 24 articles (01/2015 - 03/2003)
6. Tolia, Vasundhara: 22 articles (07/2015 - 01/2002)
7. Peters, Jeffrey H: 22 articles (07/2015 - 01/2002)
8. Sifrim, Daniel: 22 articles (03/2015 - 06/2004)
9. Illueca, Marta: 20 articles (07/2015 - 03/2006)
10. Tack, J: 19 articles (12/2015 - 07/2001)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Gastroesophageal Reflux:
1. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Proton Pump InhibitorsIBA
3. Proton Pumps (Proton Pump)IBA
4. pantoprazole (Protonix)FDA LinkGeneric
5. rabeprazole (Aciphex)FDA Link
6. lansoprazole (Prevacid)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Cisapride (Propulsid)FDA Link
8. Ranitidine (Zantac)FDA LinkGeneric
9. alginic acid (sodium alginate)IBA
10. AntacidsIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Fundoplication
2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
3. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass)
4. Gastrectomy
5. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube)