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(pathology) Chronic symptoms or mucosal damage produced by the abnormal reflux in the esophagus.
In patients with gastroesophageal reflux and heartburn, antireflux regimen must be used to prevent complications of reflux esophagitis and stricture formation.
Esophageal manometric study will allow us to evaluate the competency of the lower esophageal sphincter; the competency will help to prevent gastroesophageal reflux.
Conditions such as chronic pain, breathing abnormalities, gastroesophageal reflux disease, congestive heart failure, diabetes and lung disease commonly cause insomnia.
The reflux action of gastroesophageal reflux disease is a function of the weakening of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES).
It may be better for parents, with the guidance of their pediatrician, to depart from these recommendations in the case of infants with certain health problems, such as gastroesophageal reflux (GER).
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