Gastro-oesphageal Reflux Disease (GORD)

Last updated 20.09.12

 

Index

 

Definition

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Features

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Causes

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Associated S/S

-  Chronic cough

-  Common cause of persistant cough

-  Erosive oesophagitis

-  Barrets oesophagus --> Adenocarcinoma

-  Oseophageal strictures

  

Ix

-  Manometry

-  Impedence studies

 

Mx

-  Cough Mx

-  Acid suppression 1-2 months

-  +/- Fundoplication