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Practical Manual of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Marcelo F. Vela (Editor), Joel E. Richter (Editor), John E. Pandolfino (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-65626-6
352 pages
March 2013, Wiley-Blackwell
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Practical Manual of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 

Edited by

Marcelo F. Vela, Director of GI Motility, Gastroenterology Section, Baylor College of Medicine & Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

Joel E. Richter, Hugh Culverhouse Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Director, Joy M. Culverhouse Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA

John E. Pandolfino, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA

Do you regularly manage patients with GERD?

 Need a practical tool to guide you through best patient care and management?

Highly practical, expertly-written, and packed with useful text tools like case histories, pitfall boxes and management algorithms, this convenient and user-friendly  manual provides you with complete clinical guidance to gastroesophageal reflux disease  (GERD), one of the most common conditions that gastroenterologists face every day.

The book is divided into three parts:

  • An overview of GERD, including pathophysiology, diagnosis, general management strategies and side effects from medical and surgical GERD therapies
  • Management of specific clinical presentations such as  Refractory GERD, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, Noncardiac Chest Pain, and GERD-Related Dysphagia
  • Barrett’s Esophagus and GERD, including diagnosis, surveillance and treatment options
With a strong focus on the clinical management of GERD and with contributions from the world’s leading authorities on the topic, Practical Manual of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is the perfect tool for the modern day gastroenterologist - both at specialist level and in training – managing this extremely prevalent condition.  
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List of Contributors, vii

Preface, ix

Part 1: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Overview, 1

1 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Pathophysiology, 3
Pim W. Weijenborg, Boudewijn F. Kessing, and André J.P.M. Smout

2 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Epidemiology, Impact on Quality of Life, and Health Economic Implications, 26
Nimish Vakil

3 Overview of the Tools for the Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 39
Nicolas A. Villa and Marcelo F. Vela

4 Overview of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Treatments, 53
Sabine Roman and Peter J. Kahrilas

5 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Treatment: Side-Effects and Complications of Acid Suppression, 69
David A. Johnson

6 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Treatment: Side-Effects and Complications of Fundoplication, 83
Joel E. Richter

Part 2: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Management of Specific Clinical Presentations, 97

7 Evaluation and Management of Refractory Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 99
John E. Pandolfino and Sabine Roman

8 Functional Heartburn, 115
Stanislas Bruley des Varannes, Frank Zerbib, and Jean-Paul Galmiche

9 The Role of Acid Reflux in Non-Cardiac Chest Pain, 132
Cristina Almansa and Sami R. Achem

10 Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, 154
Robert T. Kavitt and Michael F. Vaezi

11 Reflux-Related Cough, 179
Etsuro Yazaki, Ryuichi Shimono, and Daniel Sifrim

12 Relationship between Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Sleep, 195
Tiberiu Hershcovici and Ronnie Fass

13 Aerophagia and Belching, 221
Albert J. Bredenoord

14 Dysphagia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 239
Donald O. Castell and Erick R. Singh

15 Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Interactions with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 253
Kumar Krishnan and Ikuo Hirano

16 Helicobacter pylori and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 267
Maria Pina Dore and David Y. Graham

Part 3: Barrett ’ s Esophagus, 287

17 Barrett ’ s Esophagus: Diagnosis and Surveillance, 289
Gary W. Falk

18 Barrett ’ s Esophagus: Treatment Options, 310
Jianmin Tian and Kenneth K. Wang

Index, 335

Color plate section can be found facing page 118

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