information can be expected from biochemistry in the evaluation
of inflammation-induced changes in the esophageal epithelial
there histologic changes that indicate that the refluxate is alkaline, rather
DGER induce more severe histologic changes in the squamous mucosa than acid
reflux gastritis a distinct histopathological entity?
is the current classification and grading of gastritis?
clinico-pathologic correlations be defined in patients with gastritis?
Forum Characteristics of so-called chemical esophagitis
Are cardiac goblet cells a part of multifocal atrophic gastritis? E. MONTGOMERY(Baltimore) - H.D. APPELMAN(Ann
Arbor) - R.H.RIDDELL(Toronto)
the effect of acid-suppressive treatment on unconjugated bile
acids favor mucosal damage?
increase of duodenal bicarbonate secretion by amiloride, as shown
in animal models, be considered in the treatment of these patients?
What is the effect of acid inhibition with PPIs on esophageal and gastric motility?
E.KLINKENBERG KNOL(The Netherlands)
to the limitations of pH testing in patients with chronic cough,
should therapy with PPIs be systematically recommended for patients
with abnormal GER?
PPIs have a significant role in the cure of ENT symptoms related
G. NARDONE (Naples)
is the optimal PPI treatment for patients with ENT symptoms
related to DGER?
patients with chronic cough, is the Symptom Association Probability
Index useful to predict response to PPIs?
MURRAY(Rochester - MN)
these parameters been validated?
HARDING(Birmingham - AL)
patients with chronic cough, are there pH parameters predictive