Gastroesophageal Reflux and the Lung by Keith C. MeyerGastroesophageal Reflux and the Lung by Keith C. Meyer

Gastroesophageal Reflux and the Lung

byKeith C. MeyerEditorGanesh Raghu

Paperback | December 13, 2014

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Gastroesophageal Reflux and the Lungprovides a comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning normal deglutition and foregut digestive processes and examines how abnormalities of swallowing or excessive/abnormal GER can lead to respiratory tract dysfunction and lung disease. In-depth Chapters deliver a concise review of the prevalence of GER in patients with lung disease and synthesize the current evidence regarding its diagnosis and management. Each chapter includes key points and a summary. In addition to outlining the current state of knowledge, each chapter provides a summary of ongoing research in the field and identifies the need for future research. Written by an international group of authors who are experts in their respective fields,Gastroesophageal Reflux and the Lungis a valuable resource for practicing clinicians, internists, pulmonologists and primary care personnel.

Title:Gastroesophageal Reflux and the LungFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pagesPublished:December 13, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1489987576

ISBN - 13:9781489987570


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Deglutition, swallowing and airway protection: physiology and pathophysiology - Jacqui E. Allen

Chapter 2 - The pathophysiology of gastroesophageal reflux - Nikki Johnston

Chapter 3 - Making an accurate diagnosis of GERD - Brant K. Oelschlager and Edward D. Auyang

Chapter 4 - GER and aspiration in children - Jonathan E. Spahr and Raymond C. Maguire

Chapter 5 - Dysphagia, GER, and aspiration in the elderly - Joshua Malo, Kenneth S. Knox and Ronnie Fass

Chapter 6 - Chronic cough and vocal cord dysfunction: the role of GER - Jamal Hayat, Etsuro Yazaki and Daniel Sifrim

Chapter 7 - GER reflux in asthma and COPD - Bindu Akkanti and Nicola A. Hanania

Chapter 8 - Sleep and GER - Lindsey B. Roenigk and Susan M. Harding

Chapter 9 - Gastroesophageal reflux in Cystic Fibrosis and non-CF bronchiectasis - Ans Pauwels, Daniel Sifrim and Lieven Dupont

Chapter 10 - GER and aspiration in interstitial lung disease - Keith C. Meyer and Ganesh Raghu

Chapter 11 - GER in lung transplantation - Keith C. Meyer and James D. Maloney

Chapter 12 - Pharmacologic treatment of GERD - Eric Alan Gaumnitz

Chapter 13 - Endoscopic and surgical approaches to GERD - Marcelo W. Hinojosa and Carlos A. Pellegrini