Tag: pH monitoring

  • 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…

  • Hiccough


    The role of the physician face a hiccup is important because it must determine the cause, prognosis, and whether further tests are needed. While the basic physiology is the same, everything opposes the different varieties of hiccups. There are three kinds of hiccups: – Isolated: brief and organized physiological contraction of the respiratory muscles, unique,…