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GERD is the most common gastrointestinal disease in the world affecting over 10-20% of the adult population. GERD is often perceived as

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In the face of higher obesity rates, increasing morbidity and health costs, this book fills a gap in knowledge of incidence of GERD among Asian populations, highlighting the factors of epidemiology, diagnosis and management from the Western perspective.

About the Author

Prateek Sharma is professor of medicine, division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology VA Medical Center University of Kansas School of Medicine Kansas City, MO. He was also the program fellowship director in the same department. He has numerous scientific publications and has authored four books apart from contributing chapters to many others. He is a reviewer/editorial board member of various prestigious journals such as: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is the recepient of Best Doctors in America award 2007-2008, Top Researcher of the Year - Midwest Biomedical Research Foundation, 2004, 2005, American College of Gastroenterology and The American Journal of Gastroenterology - Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2004 and Esophageal Clinical Research Award - Castell Award -American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), 2002.

Table of Contents

.-Defining GERD in Asia: different from the West?.-Reasons for the rise of GERD in Asia: Obesity, H pylori and others.-Pathophysiology and acid production in Asians: different from the West? .-Diagnosis of GERD: clinical, pH, impedance: what is the best approach.-Role of endoscopy and advanced imaging in diagnosing GERD.-Medical therapy for GERD in Asian patients.-What to do when medical therapy fails in GERD patients? .-Surgical therapy for GERD in Asia.-Barrett's esophagus in the Asian population.-Extra-esophageal GERD: myth or reality.-Terminology and cultural issues impacting GERD in Asia (symptom perception, treatment, alternative medicine etc) .-Future of GERD research in Asia

Product Details

ISBN:
9788132208457
Author:
Sharma, Prateek
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Goh, Khean Lee
Author:
Bhatia, Shobna
Location:
New Delhi
Subject:
Gastroenterology
Subject:
Dyspepsia, Asia
Subject:
Endoscopy.
Subject:
Epidemiology
Subject:
Gastroesophageal reflux.
Subject:
Gastrointestinal disorders
Subject:
Internal Medicine
Subject:
Surgery
Subject:
Pediatrics
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
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Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Publication Date:
20130723
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
254 x 178 mm

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"Synopsis" by , In the face of higher obesity rates, increasing morbidity and health costs, this book fills a gap in knowledge of incidence of GERD among Asian populations, highlighting the factors of epidemiology, diagnosis and management from the Western perspective.
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