Lee L. Swanström (USA-France)

Jie He (China)

Michio Hongo (Japan)


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Session 47


Tuesday, September 5
8:00 – 10:00 am

Room 3




Related motor disorders


Chairs: C. Prakash Gyawali (USA) – Michio Hongo (Japan)

Discussants: Edoardo Savarino (Italy) – Sabine Roman (France)     


  • Which test results are considered unequivocal evidence for GERD? Sabine Roman (France)
  • Which patients should undergo prolonged esophageal pH monitoring? Jan Martinek (Czech Republic)
  • Should pH-impedance monitoring be performed on or off therapy? Justin Wu (China)
  • What is the role of baseline mucosal impedance in GERD diagnosis? Edoardo Savarino (Italy)
  • Does esophageal biopsy and histology contribute to GERD diagnosis?
  • What is the role of the acid pocket in GERD? Mark Fox (Switzerland)
  • How do GERD phenotypes affect management decisions? Katerina P. Shetler (USA)
  • What are the current diagnostic criteria for NERD? Nicola de Bortoli (Italy)
  • What is the role of symptom reflux association in GERD diagnosis?
  • Why should GERD testing be performed in lung transplant recipients? Walter Chan (USA)
  • How is functional heartburn diagnosed and treated?
  • What is the role of impedance in pH-impedance monitoring?
  • What are the clinically relevant complications of PPI therapy?
  • Does esophageal motor function influence GERD manifestations? Radu Tutuian (Switzerland)
  • How is esophago-gastric junction barrier function assessed in GERD?
  • Is classification of esophageal motor disorders feasible in GERD? Prakash Gyawali (USA)
  • How are rumination and belching disorders diagnosed?
  • What are unequivocal indications for antireflux surgery? Roger Tatum (USA)
  • What are the contraindications for antireflux surgery?
  • What alternate interventions are available for GERD therapy? John O. Clarke (USA)       




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