Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Consumer Summary

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Consumer Summary

Description

This consumer summary presents information for people with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who are being treated by a doctor or other health care provider.

This summary addresses the following topics:

  • Do you have gastroesophageal reflux disease?
  • What kinds of medicines can I take for GERD?
  • Can surgery help?
  • What about the new endoscopic procedures?

Developer:

Tufts-New England Medical Center Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC)

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: March 2006
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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