Gastroesophageal reflux and antacid therapy in IPF: analysis from the Australia IPF Registry

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is highly prevalent in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and may play a role in its pathogenesis. Recent IPF treatment guidelines suggest that all patients with IPF be ...
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Medicine and Life - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Life Source Type: research
Authors: Michel F, Dannesberger R, Stroh T, Fritsche R, Ahrens P Abstract The findings of functional endoscopy (upper esophageal sphincter insufficiency, cardia insufficiency, esophagitis, gastric heterotopia, axial sliding hernia, and visible aerosols) can be traced back to pharyngeal acid exposure by oropharyngeal pH measurement. Significantly increased pharyngeal acid loads are seen in gastric heterotopy and axial sliding hernia. For all measured statistics, the pharyngeal acid load is in the pathological or even very pathological range. The value of functional endoscopy in the context of laryngopharyngeal reflu...
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Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Test your medicine knowledge with the  MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 35-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up appointment for persistent heartburn with chronic cough. He has a 1-year history of gastroesophageal reflux disease and takes pantoprazole twice daily. He reports no nausea, vomiting, or dysphagia. Upper endoscopy performed 1 year […]Find jobs at  Careers by  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions Gastroenterology Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 6 August 2019Source: Materials Chemistry and PhysicsAuthor(s): Kamini Turan, Prabhsharan Kaur, Dinesh Manhas, Jadab Sharma, Gaurav VermaCarbon nanofibers (CNF) are the state of art materials owing to their special morphological features. In the pristine form, they exhibit strong van der Waals interactions which keep them agglomerated. The actual potential of these nanofibers could be realized once these are unbundled. In this work, CNF have been dispersed with Triton X-100 during ultrasonication, and further functionalized using 3:1 mixture of H2SO4 and HNO3 via reflux method. The effects...
Source: Materials Chemistry and Physics - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
ConclusionsVonoprazan-first strategy increased QALYs and appeared to be cost-effective for GERD patients compared with the esomeprazole- or rabeprazole-first strategies.
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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Yvonne Jones, 78, from Stourbridge, West Midlands, was the first in UK to have a new procedure for chronic acid reflux. Here, she discusses her experience.
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Source: JAMA Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
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