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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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The most common risk factors of gastroesophageal reflux are hiatus hernia, smoking, certain types of food (i.e., high in saturated fat) and eating pattern, and obesity [8].
Dental erosion caused by silent gastroesophageal reflux disease.
The significant negative correlation found in the study between DeMeester score a measure of acid reflux and BLESP reinforces the importance of basal tone and pressures at the lower end of esophagus, hence, the relevance of measuring and studying BLESP as an additional marker for gastroesophageal reflux. The Chicago classification for esophageal motility disorders defined hypotensive LES as pressure < 10 mm Hg and hypertensive LES as pressures > 30 mm Hg.
The association between gastroesophageal reflux and bruxism was in agreement with findings reported in previous studies [10, 20] but differed from data described for individuals with cerebral palsy.
Surgical approach to gastroesophageal reflux disease: what the radiologist needs to know.
* A review of the Reflux Esophagitis (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
Review of the persistence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in children, adolescents and adults: does gastroesophageal reflux disease in adults sometimes begin in childhood?
Prevalence and natural history of gastroesophageal reflux: pediatric prospective survey.
A multichannel intraluminal impedance study with dual-pH probe technology (MII-pH; Sandhill Scientific; Highlands Ranch, Colo.) was performed, which showed extensive gastroesophageal reflux (DeMeester score of 90.3; normal: <14.7).
Practical manual of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Definitions of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Nonerosive Reflux Disease
If the patient drank the contaminated water, Mycobacteria avium may have reached the lungs by aspiration because 26% of patients with NTM lung disease have been found to experience gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) (2).