Information about GERD Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment options, and GERD Medication
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Selected Slides

The following slides are based on the clinical research detailed in Improving Diagnostic Accuracy of Upper GI Endoscopy in Patients with GERD.

  1. Endoscopic Findings in 77 patients with H&R Plus other GERD Symptoms

  2. Endoscopic Reflux Esophagitis (Mucosal Disruption) Modified Savary-Miller Criteria

  3. Symptoms & Objective Findings in 37 Patients with Erosive Esophagitis
  4. Objective Findings in 77 Patients with H&R Plus other GERD Related Symptoms
  5. ENT Symptoms - 136 Patients with RL
  6. Endoscopic Reflux Laryngitis (Posterior)
  7. Heatburn and Regurgitaion, as well as Biopsy evidence of Chronic Esophagitis, is significantly higher in Patients with Reflux Laryngitis (RL)
  8. Esophageal Biopsy in a Patient with Alkaline Esophagitis;
    Measurement of:  Total Mucosal Thickness  (TT)
                                Basal Zone Thickness  (BZT)
                                Papillary Height  (PH)
  9. Endoscopy and Biopsy Findings in GERD Subgroups with Single Symptom (EGD Vs. LEGD)
  10. Prevalence of Hiatus Hernia and Reflux Laryngitis in Patients with GERD and its Esophageal Complications
  11. Prevalence of H&R was Highest in Patients with LESC
  12. Objective Findings and Symptoms in 34 Patients with Endoscopic Lower Esophageal Sphincter Chalasia (LESC)
  13. H2-Blockers Versus Omeprazole  Effectiveness in Healing Erosive Esophagitis ( Selected Reference No. 9 and 10 )







         This is an educational site created by M. Farivar, M.D. The information provided is the author's opinion based on years of clinical experience and research.  You are advised to consult your own physician about the applicability of this information to your particular needs.  Also, keep in mind that symptom response to therapy does not preclude the presence of more serious conditions. 

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