In consultation with Consulting Editor, Dr. Charles Lightdale, Dr. Kenneth Chang has assembled top authors to provide a current update on the management of GERD. Clinical review articles provide updates on the these important topics: Mechanism and Pathophysiology of GERD; Personalized Approach in the work-up and management of GERD; Proton Pump Inhibitors; Radiofrequency Treatment for GERD; Trans-oral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF); Innovations in Endoscopic Therapy for GERD; Laparoscopic Hernia Repair and Fundoplication, Failed Nissen; Laparoscopic Sphincter Augmentation (LINX); Refractory GERD and Functional Heartburn; and Extra-esophageal GERD and LPR. Readers will come away with the latest techniques and clinical applications to improve patient outcomes.
Edited by Kenneth J. Chang, MD, MASGE, FACG, AGAF, FJGES, Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Executive Director of the H.H. Chao, Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center, School of Medicine