Health Facts Plus: GERD

Health Facts Plus: GERD

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From the National Institutes of Health

Heartburn, Hiatal Hernia, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Also available in Spanish Understanding GERD (American College of Gastroenterology)

24-Hour Esophageal pH Test (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) 48-Hour Bravo Esophageal pH Test (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Upper Endoscopy (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract X-ray (Radiography) (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also available in Spanish Upper GI Endoscopy (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish

Antacids and Acid Reducers: OTC Relief for Heartburn and Acid Reflux (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Drugs to Treat Heartburn & Ulcers: The Proton Pump Inhibitors (Consumers Union of U.S.) Also available in Spanish Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery: Surgery for Heartburn (Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons) Also available in Spanish Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (slp 3D) - Requires media player - One hour program - 6/17/2006 Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Surgery (slp 3D) - Requires media player - One hour program Minimally Invasive Surgery for Gastroesophageal Reflux (slp 3D) - Requires media player - One hour program

Measure Yourself on the "Richter Scale" Acid Test (American College of Gastroenterology)

Coping When Your Baby Has Reflux or GERD (Children''s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation) - Links to PDF

Dyspepsia: What It Is and What to Do about It (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Asthma (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) GERD, Barrett''s Esophagus and the Risk for Esophageal Cancer (American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) Long-Term Complications of GERD (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Non-Cardiac Chest Pain (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Preventing GERD Emergencies (American College of Emergency Physicians) Ten Questions to Ask Your GI Endoscopist (American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) Understanding Esophageal Dilation (American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Gastroesophageal Reflux (National Institutes of Health)

Digestive Diseases Dictionary (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

GI Physician Locator (American College of Gastroenterology) Locate a Pediatric Gastroenterologist (North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition) Search for an American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Doctor (American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)

American College of Gastroenterology Children''s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)

Fundoplication Procedure for Children (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children and Adolescents (National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse) Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants (National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse) Have You Heard of GERD? (Nemours Foundation) Kids Acid Reflux (Children''s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation) - Requires Flash Player Pediatric Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (slp 3D) - Requires media player Spitting Up in Babies (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (Nemours Foundation)

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The primary NIH organization for research on GERD is the

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

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Date last updated: 24 November 2006 Topic last reviewed: 15 November 2006