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reflux

[′rē‚fləks]
(chemical engineering)
In a chemical process, that part of the product stream that may be returned to the process to assist in giving increased conversion or recovery, as in distillation or liquid-liquid extraction.
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Established in 2006, Crospon is a medical device company focused on the monitoring and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD).
Long-term Outcome of Medical and Surgical Therapies for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial.
It is important to recognize that gastric factors can play a significant role in gastroesophageal reflux disease due to delayed gastric emptying or gastroparesis.
The MII-pH detected 10 episodes of gastroesophageal reflux while people ate slowly and 14 when they ate quickly.
Potential Etiologies for Running-Related Gastroesophageal Reflux Lower Esophageal Sphincter Relaxation
Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when the LES is weak or relaxes inappropriately allowing the stomach's contents to flow up into the esophagus.
Recently, wireless systems of measuring gastroesophageal reflux have become available.
The most common pathophysiologic mechanism of mild gastroesophageal reflux disease is:
All studies were randomized, controlled trials of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) treatment for chronic cough that had lasted for more than 3 weeks and was not primarily related to an underlying respiratory disorder (BMJ, doi:10.
Annualized seven key markets (US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK and Japan) Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Therapeutics market revenues data from 2005 to 2010, forecast for eight years to 2018.
The report is an essential source of information and analysis on the global Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Therapeutics market.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), although common, is often unrecognized and thus is left untreated, self-treated or treated incorrectly.

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