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Otolaryngological Manifestations of Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease

Ahmed M. Al-Abbasi

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2003 Volume: 9 Issue: 1 Pages: 3-9
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

Gastro-oesphageal reflux disease (GORD) is a multifactorial process whose importance lies in its ubiquity, diverse clinical presentation and potential morbidity. GORD is the most common disease affecting the oesophagus, the major indication for antacid consumption, and probably the most prevalent condition originating from gastrointestinal tract. This report is highlight of selected topics discussed the otolaryngological aspects of GORD, which were raised in recent years, the topics discussed included: manifestations, investigations and treatment of these GORD related ENT problems