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Sugar is a risk factor for reflux disease and esophageal cancer

19.11.2017 by Reflux Medical

Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD ) affects 30-40% of our population (1). GERD associates with symptoms ( Heartburn , wheezing, coughing, asthma) and cancer risk, if the Reflux fosters the development of Barrett‘s esophagus (BE). Be is a Reflux induced alteration of the esophagus, which harbors a 0.5-1.7% annual cancer risk.

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US expert surgeon supports reflux medical method for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Barrett‘s esophagus

10.12.2015 by Reflux Medical

Here Reflux medical reports on a scientific international meeting on Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD ) and Barrett‘s esophagus (BE) held in Salzburg Dec 10th - 11th, 2015. During the meeting the well known, highly reputed US expert surgeon Prof. Dr. Tom DeMeester, Los Angeles, CA, summarized the novel developments regarding GERD and Barrett‘s esophagus.

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Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) as esophageal allergic asthma against food and stress: diagnosis and therapy

06.11.2015 by Reflux Medical

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) represents the allergic inflammation of the esophagus (=asthma of the esophagus) and presents with symptoms resembling Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD ) (1,2). Here we summarize novel recommendations for diagnosis and therapy of eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE).

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Barrett Esophagus

06.11.2015 by Reflux Medical

Premalignant Barrett’s esophagus develops due to Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD ) and harbors an increased cancer risk (0.5 annual risk) (1).

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