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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