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Practical Manual of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
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Practical Manual of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 

Edited by

Marcelo F. Vela, Director of GI Motility, Gastroenterology Section, Baylor College of Medicine & Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA


Joel E. Richter, Hugh Culverhouse Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Director, Joy M. Culverhouse Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA


John E. Pandolfino, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA


Do you regularly manage patients with GERD?


Need a practical tool to guide you through best patient care and management?

Highly practical, expertly-written, and packed with useful text tools like case histories, pitfall boxes and management algorithms, this convenient and user-friendly  manual provides you with complete clinical guidance to gastroesophageal reflux disease  (GERD), one of the most common conditions that gastroenterologists face every day.

The book is divided into three parts:

  • An overview of GERD, including pathophysiology, diagnosis, general management strategies and side effects from medical and surgical GERD therapies
  • Management of specific clinical presentations such as  Refractory GERD, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, Noncardiac Chest Pain, and GERD-Related Dysphagia
  • Barrett’s Esophagus and GERD, including diagnosis, surveillance and treatment options

With a strong focus on the clinical management of GERD and with contributions from the world’s leading authorities on the topic, Practical Manual of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is the perfect tool for the modern day gastroenterologist - both at specialist level and in training – managing this extremely prevalent condition. 



Part 1: GERD Overview

1 GERD Pathophysiology
 Pim W. Weijenborg, Boudewijn F. Kessing, André J.P.M. Smout

2 GERD: Epidemiology, Impact on quality of life, Heath Economics Implications
Nimish Vakil

3 Overview of Tools for the Diagnosis of GERD
Marcelo Vela

4 Overview of GERD Treatments
Sabine Roman, Peter J. Kahrilas

5 GERD Treatment: Side Effects and Complications of Acid Suppression
David A. Johnson

6 GERD Treatment: Side Effects and Complications of Fundoplication
Joel E. Richter

Part 2: GERD: Management of Specific Clinical Presentations 

7 Evaluation and Management of Refractory GERD
John A. Pandolfino, Sabine Roman

8 Functional Heartburn
Stanislas Bruley des Varannes, Frank Zerbib and Jean Paul Galmiche

9 The Role of Acid Reflux in Non Cardiac Chest Pain
Cristina Almansa, Sami R. Achem

10 Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
Robert T. Kavitt, Michael F. Vaezi

11 GERD-Related Cough
Etsuro Yazaki, Ryuichi Shimono and Daniel Sifrim

12 GERD and Sleep
Tiberiu Hershcovici, Ronnie Fass

13 Aerophagia and Belching
Arjan Bredenoord

14 Dysphagia and GERD
Donald O. Castell, Erick R. Singh

15 Role of Treating GERD in Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Kumar Krishnan, Ikuo Hirano

16 Helicobacter plyori and GERD
Maria Pina Dore, David Y. Graham

Part 3:  Barrett's Esophagus 

17 Barrett's Esophagus: Diagnosis and Surveillance
 Gary W. Falk

18 Barrett's Esophagus: Treatment Options
Jianmin Tian, Kenneth Wang

Index, XX



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