Algorithms Of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Treatment

I.V. Majev, Yu.A. Kucherjavij, T.S. Oganesjan

Algorithms of gastroesophageal reflux disease treatment
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic, relapsing disease, caused by the disturbances of motor and evacuator functions of gastroesophageal zone, characterized by spontaneous and regularly regurgitation of gastric and/or duodenum content to esophagus, with specific symptoms which not depends on morphologic changes of esophagus mucosa. According to Genvald guidelines GERD is divided on endoscopic-negative GERD, endoscopic-positive GERD and Barrett esophagus. Treatment depends on the disease form. Artile includes the modern algorithms of GERD management. The most effective drugs for GERD treatment are proton pomp inhibitors.

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