Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)

DESCRIPTION A disorder which develops as a consequence of the reflux of gastric and duodenal contents into the oesophagus. It is usually characterised by heartburn and regurgitation. Complications that may develop in severe disease are strictures, ulceration, Barrett’s oesophagus and adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus. Two thirds of patients have a normal endoscopy which is termed […]

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