Is acid reflux really SIBO?

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Publication date: Available online 22 September 2020Source: Journal of Evidence Based Dental PracticeAuthor(s): Linda L. Cheng
Source: Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
AbstractBackgroundLaparoscopic Heller myotomy fails in approximately 3.5% to 15% of patients. Evidence of successful laparoscopic reoperation is limited to a few studies.MethodsThis case –control study was conducted in patients who underwent laparoscopic Heller myotomy reoperation (LHM-R) from 2008 to 2016. The operative outcomes, preoperative and last follow-up manometric parameters, and symptom questionnaire results, including the Eckardt, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease-Health Related Quality of Life (GERD-HRQL) and eating assessment tool (EAT-10) scores, were obtained. The data were compared with those of patient...
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SG)1 is increasingly popular but concerns its effect on gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) remain. Current literature is conflicting and there has been little objective data.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original articles Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our data suggest that BTF is a safe dietary intervention that may improve gastrointestinal symptoms in pediatric patients. Further prospective studies are needed to compare safety and efficacy of BTF and commercial formulas in pediatric patients.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Nutrition Source Type: research
Objective: The role of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) causing distress in infants is controversial but acid inhibitors are often empirically prescribed. We evaluated the relation between distress assessed by the Face, Legs, Activity, Cry, Consolability (FLACC) scale and GER in infants. Methods: We analyzed multiple intraluminal impedance-pH (MII-pH) monitoring tracings of infants with persistent unexplained fussiness or distress. Symptoms occurring during investigation were scored by parents using the FLACC scale and were grouped as “distress” episodes. Results: We recruited 62 children (ages 15 days to ...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Testing with a spongy device that ’s swallowed to collect esophageal cells and retrieved via a thread attached to it improved general practitioners’ detection of Barrett esophagus among patients with gastroesophageal reflux, according to a trial in The Lancet.
Source: JAMA - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionAlthough we found an association between auxological parameters and both leptin and ghrelin levels, this association did not imply an effect on the upper GI motility. Therefore, our hypothesis that alterations of these hormones in children with obesity could affect gastric emptying, triggering GERD, was not supported by our data.
Source: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionPatients with ineffective esophageal motility derive significant benefits in perioperative and QOL outcomes after LARS. Nevertheless, as anticipated, their baseline dysmotility may reduce the degree of improvement in dysphagia rates post-surgery compared to patients with normal motility. Furthermore, the presence of preoperative IEM should not be a contraindication for complete fundoplication. Key to optimal outcomes after LARS is careful patient selection based on objective perioperative data, including manometry evaluation, with the purpose of tailoring surgery  to provide effective reflux control and impr...
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Coffee, tea, and soda are associated with an increased risk for gastroesophageal reflux (GER) symptoms among middle-aged women, according to a study published in the September issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
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