Gastroenterology

pH-multichannel intraluminal impedance monitoring can ID GERD

For preschool-aged children, pH-multichannel intraluminal impedance (MII) monitoring is useful for diagnosing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)-related wheezing, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in Diagnostics.

Surgery

GERD is common indication for revisional bariatric surgery

For patients who have undergone bariatric surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), revision surgery is common and is mainly with a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), according to a study published online Oct. 31 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study identifies biomarker for allergic reaction in kidneys

In a study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine, in collaboration with Yale School of Medicine, researchers have identified a biomarker found via a simple urine test that can be used to diagnose acute tubulointerstitial nephritis ...

Gastroenterology

Anti-reflux mucosectomy effective for GERD in long term

For patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), anti-reflux mucosectomy (ARMS) shows long-term efficacy and is also effective for patients with reflux hypersensitivity, according to a study published online June ...

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