Medical therapy of gastroesophageal reflux and management of esophageal strictures.


The goals of modern medical therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease are threefold: first, eliminate symptoms; second, heal injured esophageal mucosa; third, manage and/or prevent complications. Selection of a particular medical regimen depends on the severity of the disease, effectiveness of the therapy, cost, and convenience of the medical regimen. An… (More)