Intragastric alkali infusion: a simple, accurate provocative test for diagnosis of symptomatic alkaline reflux gastritis.

Abstract

Alkaline reflex gastritis is a disabling clinical syndrome, occurring most often after gastric surgery. It is characterized by abdominal pain and bilious vomiting, and, presumably, is due to gastric irritation by regurgitated duodenal contents. The only known effective treatment is by surgical diversion to prevent the duodenal reflux. Unfortunately, the… (More)

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