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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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EndoStim's neurostimulation therapy is a long-term treatment option for patients with chronic reflux who may not be ideally treated with medication therapy.
In her experience, silent airway reflux (laryngopharyngeal reflux) is the cause in 40% of chronic cough, and vagal neuropathy (neurogenic cough) accounts for another 14%.
Summary: The figures show that 30 per cent of the population (nearly 3 million people) suffer from acid reflux in the country.
Ginger in moderation is one of the best foods for acid reflux.
A TEESSIDE hospital has become the first in the UK to perform a new endoscopic procedure for NHS patients with serious reflux problems.
Somebody who has those symptoms on a more chronic basis has GERD," or gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This randomized, single-blind cross-over study compared the effectiveness of a conventional alginate reflux barrier formulation (20 mL single dose of Liquid Gaviscon; sodium alginate, sodium bicarbonate, calcium carbonate) with a 20 mL single dose of an alginate-cimetidine combination formulation (Algitec Suspension; sodium alginate, cimetidine) in the suppression of food and acid reflux into the oesophagus after a test meal in 12 healthy volunteers.
Washington, Oct 7 ( ANI ): Researchers from the University of Adelaide have tried to understand one of the world's most common medical conditions, gastric reflux, and how patients experience pain from it.
Katz, Hawkshaw, and Dahlia Sataloff offer an overview of reflux laryngitis and other manifestations of laryngopharyngeal reflux for otolaryngologists, primary care physicians, internists, gastroenterologists, general surgeons, speech-language pathologists, voice teachers, and patients.
A small ring of magnets cinched around the bottom of the esophagus can prevent acid reflux in many people.
An esophagogram showed a normal mucosal profile, marked esophageal dilation (2 to 3 times normal size), a type I hiatal hernia (figure 1, A), poor motility, and spontaneous reflux and pooling of gastric contents into the patulous esophagus when the patient was lying prone (figure 1, B).
THE proportion of people suffering acid reflux has jumped almost 50% in a decade, research suggests.