• Medicine
  • Published in Hepato-gastroenterology 2008

Duodenogastroesophageal reflux: results of medical treatment and antireflux surgery.

@article{Elhak2008DuodenogastroesophagealRR,
  title={Duodenogastroesophageal reflux: results of medical treatment and antireflux surgery.},
  author={Nabil Gad Elhak and Mohamed K. Mostafa and Tarek Salah and Magdy Haleem},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={55 81},
  pages={
          120-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Recent studies have shown that reflux of the duodenal content to the esophagus plays an important role in esophageal mucosal damage. The aim of the study is to compare the duodenogastroesophageal (DGER) reflux with the severity of reflux esophagitis and evaluate its response to either medical and/or antireflux surgery. METHODOLOGY Ninety-six patients with DGER were subjected to thorough history, upper GI endoscopy, barium study, esophageal manometry and 24-hr esophageal pH… CONTINUE READING