Tag: GERD

  • Cough

    Cough

    Coughing is a reflex action in which successive inspiration, a brief closing of the glottis, and then immediately after the pressurization of the rib cage, a sudden opening of the glottis, which leads to cough shake. This cough jolt in fact corresponds to a fast flowing expiration. When the cough shakes succeed, they realize the…

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia (HH)

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia (HH)

    A- Defining HH: The hiatal hernia is the protrusion of a portion of the stomach into the thorax through the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm. B- Set GERD: GERD is a physiological in all subjects. It is considered pathological only when it becomes symptomatic, unusually frequent, prolonged or complicated. It affects about 10% of the…

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is defined by the passage of a portion of the gastric contents into the esophagus. This phenomenon is usually accompanied by recognizable symptoms in the interrogation. Reflux can be complicated by esophageal damage: reflux esophagitis of varying severity, but which may be complicated by stricture, bleeding, or columnar metaplasia of the…