Hiatal hernia is the protrusion of the stomach through the hole through which the esophagus passes through the diaphragm to penetrate the abdominal cavity. There is a muscle (lower esophageal … [Read more...] about Learn more about Hernia of Hiatus
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The walkthrough is performed as follows: The patient will lie on his back and with his right arm raised behind his head The doctor or nurse will apply a small amount of water-based gel to the … [Read more...] about How exactly does the FibroScan Exam work?
Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), which presents itself as the return of acidic contents from the stomach to the esophagus , is a benign disease. It causes typical symptoms, such as heartburn, … [Read more...] about Learn How to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux
The lower esophageal sphincter is a valve between the esophagus and the stomach that remains closed and opens only to receive food . Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when this sphincter remains … [Read more...] about Learn to differentiate the symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux from Gastritis and Ulcer
In a person with Gilbert's Syndrome , the liver cannot constantly process a yellowish bile pigment, called bilirubin. This situation creates high levels of bilirubin in the blood and causes jaundice, … [Read more...] about How is Gilbert Syndrome diagnosed?