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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2013, 08:39:27 PM »
"PPI use linked to nosocomial C. difficile infection"
http://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/infection/news/online/%7B0dea6ef3-acff-4f69-84df-116f6229fb2e%7D/ppi-use-linked-to-nosocomial-c-difficile-infection

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Patients who received therapy with proton pump inhibitors were more likely to develop Clostridium difficile infection while hospitalized than those who did not in a recent study.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2013, 03:42:51 PM »
"GERD: Magnetic Device Called Safe, Effective"
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/812213

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Surgeons at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, however, are waiting for more evidence before they adopt MSA as a procedure

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #18 on: December 04, 2013, 07:50:13 AM »
"PPIs May Reduce Esophageal Cancer Risk in Barrett's Esophagus"
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/815054

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Patients with Barrett's esophagus who used proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) had a lower risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, in a systematic review and meta-analysis of seven observational studies.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #19 on: December 31, 2013, 03:22:36 PM »
"Antacid drugs linked to vitamin B-12 deficiency"
http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Antacid-drugs-linked-to-vitamin-B-12-deficiency-5052769.php

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Kaiser researchers have linked long-term use of a popular type of antacid medication to vitamin B-12 deficiency, a condition that when left untreated can increase the risk of dementia, nerve damage, anemia and other potentially serious medical problems.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2014, 01:51:35 PM »
"MRI modeling revealed abnormal structure, function in GERD patients’ esophagogastric junction"
http://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/esophagus/news/online/%7Bb75ec0e8-0af1-42d7-8c81-44f58def28af%7D/mri-modeling-revealed-abnormal-structure-function-in-gerd-patients-esophagogastric-junction


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Three-dimensional models reconstructed from MRI images revealed a wider esophagogastric insertion angle plus altered gastric morphology that could compromise reflux protection by the “flap valve” mechanism in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #21 on: June 11, 2014, 04:34:47 PM »
"PPI prescription from gastroenterologist linked to better outcomes"
http://www.smartbrief.com/06/06/14/ppi-prescription-gastroenterologist-linked-better-outcomes#.U5jLAX-9KSM

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A study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology showed 71% of patients prescribed proton pump inhibitors by a gastroenterologist were optimal users, compared with 47% of those who got a prescription from a primary care physician and 39% who purchased an over-the-counter form of the medication.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #22 on: July 21, 2014, 06:51:42 PM »
"Majority of severe GERD patients required long-term PPI use after antireflux surgery"
http://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/esophagus/news/online/%7B1ab4d0e7-128d-431c-ab9c-4abb49964829%7D/majority-of-severe-gerd-patients-required-long-term-ppi-use-after-antireflux-surgery

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Patients with severe GERD used proton pump inhibitors after antireflux surgery at much higher rates than previously reported, and more than half became long-term users 10 to 15 years after surgery, according to recent study data.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2016, 07:15:04 PM »
BYE-BYE, PPI.

A toolkit for deprescribing proton pump inhibitors in EMR-enabled primary care settings

http://www.choosingwiselycanada.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CWC_PPI_Toolkit_v1.0_2016-04-08.pdf





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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2018, 01:38:58 PM »
Re-raising this.  DD's appointment with bigwig ENT in Philly for vocal fatigue showed damage caused by reflux.  She is drinking alkaline water and I am trying to figure out what to feed her.  We have been doing a lot of grilled chicken and orzo with a veg lately.  We had pasta with sauce the other day and she told me she could feel the reflux.  Last night I made chicken tacos with a bit of fresh OJ and lime juice and again her reflux flared.  She has been on Prevacid and Zantac for the last few weeks.  I know tomatoes and citrus are not good for reflux but they have never bothered her before.  So, any tips on what to feed her? The Dr. recommended at cook book called Dropping Acid but her diet is already quite limited with dairy, egg, pn & tn allergies - and she is picky.  I always cook with onions and garlic and I guess I need to stop....

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2018, 05:40:06 PM »
The name of that book is hilarious!

Everyone's triggers are different.  Tomatoes bother me, and too much fat bothers me.  If you put them together (read: Pizza) it's a disaster.  I won't lie - I do cheat from time to time, b/c I love pizza, baked ziti, lasagna, etc. 

Caffeine, carbonation, onions, garlic and chocolate are also common triggers.  As is alcohol, which I'm sure isn't her problem.  ;)

I hope you can find the culprit, and that it doesn't limit her diet too much further.
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