This article reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This review article found that laparoscopic antireflux surgery is a very effective and long-lasting treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This analysis of data from an ongoing prospective trial determines that laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernia results in excellent long-term quality of life (QOL). See also the invited commentary by Oleynikov.
DuPree and coauthors analyze the effect of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.
McAteer et al test the hypothesis that infants are more likely than older children to undergo antireflux procedures (ARPs) for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) by identifying factors associated with progression to ARPs.
Hoppo et al evaluate use of hypopharyngeal multichannel intraluminal impedance in patients with idiopathic chronic cough to determine whether laryngopharyngeal reflux or high-esophageal reflux was the cause of the cough. See the invited critique by Patti.