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Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ( GERD) is the most prevalent esophageal disease. It is a condition affecting up to 20% of the Western world and has a significant negative impact in the patient’s quality of life. The typical symptoms are heartburn and regurgitation, but  other clinical presentations can be present.

Information on indications for esophageal testing and clinical diagnosis of GERD can be found in the Modern diagnosis of GERD: the Lyon Consensus.

Watch Controversies in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Virtual Presentation

Watch a virtual presentation and discussion on Controversies in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease held on December 16, 2020, moderated by Jan Tack, University of Leuven (The Netherlands) and Kerry Dunbar, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (USA) (moderator and speaker).

Part 1 | Long term PPI therapy with Kerry Dunbar

Part 2 | Endoscopic management of GERD with Haruhiro Inoue

Part 3 | When to consider surgery with John Lipham

Want to know more?

WATCH Interviews and Discussions on our GERD Playlist

Search Diseases of the Esophagus Journal for articles on GERD. There are 55 Free articles available.

Join the discussion in the ISDE Challenging Cases Facebook Group

Affiliated Societies



International  Interdisciplinary  Everything Esophageal


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