Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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Abstract

Gastroesophageal reflux is the reflux of gastric contents other than air into or through the esophagus. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) refers to reflux that produces frequent symptoms or results in damage to the esophageal mucosa or contiguous organs of the upper aerodigestive system and occasionally the lower respiratory tract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review
PublisherCRC Press
Pages7-22
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9780203502747
ISBN (Print)9780849370182
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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