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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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In this study quality of life of patients with gastro esophageal reflux disease measured by using urdu version of GERD impact scale.
The Montreal definition and classification of gastro esophageal reflux disease.
A recent systematic review found a median prevalence of 24% for tooth erosion in patients with gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD) and a median prevalence of 32.
gastritis, esophageal reflux GERD syndrome, hiatal hernia and chronic esophageal irritation.
Surgical management of esophageal reflux and hiatus hernia.
Because of your concerns of headaches and daytime chewing, it is also important for you to know that there has been some association of pinworm infections and esophageal reflux with teeth grinding.
People with severe esophageal reflux or with heartburn symptoms unresponsive to the measures described above may need more complete diagnostic evaluation A variety tests and procedures are currently used to further evaluate the patient with heartburn.
The use of drugs to treat such conditions as esophageal reflux "heartburn" , hiatus hernia, esophagitis and esophageal ulcer, and swallowing difficulties--as well as the enormous popularity of antiulcer medications--has led to the hypothesis that these drugs may be a causative factor.
People with severe, chronic esophageal reflux or with symptoms not relieved by the treatment described above may need more complete diagnostic evaluation.
Example: "I think you have a hiatal hernia with esophageal reflux.
Gastro esophageal reflux disease or GERD affects 60 million Americans.
But the findings suggest that office-based transnasal esophagoscopy could make screening more accessible in patients with esophageal reflux, globus, and dysphagia, Dr.