Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Disease description

Retrograde flow of gastric juice (GASTRIC ACID) and/or duodenal contents (BILE ACIDS; PANCREATIC JUICE) into the distal ESOPHAGUS, commonly due to incompetence of the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER. Year introduced: 1984

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The influence of gastroesophageal reflux in the lung: a case-control study. Respirology 2010 K. Mise, V. Capkun, A. Jurcev-Savicevic, Z. Sundov, A. Bradaric, S. Mladinov
Respirology 2010 Jul;15(5):837-42. PubMed:20546193

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MeSH information

MeSH ID D005764
MeSH name Gastroesophageal Reflux