Book 2006

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Principles of Disease, Diagnosis, and Treatment

ISBN: 978-3-211-23589-8 (Print) 978-3-211-32317-5 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-11

    Clinical Spectrum, Natural History and Epidemiology of GERD

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-22

    The Pathophysiology of GERD

  4. Chapter

    Pages 23-43

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the Elderly

  5. Chapter

    Pages 45-64

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Infants and Children

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-71

    Barrett’s Esophagus

  7. Chapter

    Pages 73-80

    The Intriguing Relationship of Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease

  8. Chapter

    Pages 81-92

    EGJ Dysfunction and GERD

  9. Chapter

    Pages 93-101

    Non-Erosive Reflux Disease (NERD) and Functional Heartburn

  10. Chapter

    Pages 103-111

    Medical Therapy of Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease

  11. Chapter

    Pages 113-120

    Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Role of Endoscopy

  12. Chapter

    Pages 121-138

    Diagnostic Procedures in GERD: Principles and Values of Esophageal Manometry and pH-Monitoring

  13. Chapter

    Pages 139-147

    Endoscopic Anti-Reflux Therapy

  14. Chapter

    Pages 149-157

    Indication for Antireflux Surgery

  15. Chapter

    Pages 159-165

    The History of Surgery for Hiatal Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux

  16. Chapter

    Pages 167-171

    Comparison of Laparoscopic and Open Antireflux Procedures

  17. Chapter

    Pages 173-182

    Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

  18. Chapter

    Pages 183-187

    Laparoscopic Toupet Fundoplication

  19. Chapter

    Pages 189-197

    Complete Versus Partial Fundoplication

  20. Chapter

    Pages 199-209

    Adverse Outcomes and Failure Following Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery

  21. Chapter

    Pages 211-214

    Laparoscopic Refundoplication: Surgical Intervention after Failed Antireflux Operations

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