Gastrointestinal System - Gastroesophageal/Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD/GORD)

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There is a lack of consensus among different organizations and countries regarding the definition of gastroesophageal/gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). Consensus among international gastroenterological and medical groups describes GERD as a collection of symptoms of heartburn and regurgitation affecting the esophagus, larynx, mouth or lung (1). An international consensus conference resulted in the Montreal Definition of GERD which is “a condition
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Last Updated: 2017-03-20