The aim of this paper from Professor Peter Dettmar and his colleagues at Castle Hill Hospital is to link the damaging effects of pepsin on the gastrointestinal tract and how these effects lead to reflux disease.
Peptest can be used to diagnose Extraoesophageal reflux (EER) – especially in children with chronic otitis media with effusion (OME) – research highlights.
Patients with gastroesophageal reflux saw their symptoms improve and the doses of medication that they needed reduced following massage to their diaphragm.
The Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) procedure is an endoscopic treatment for people with refractory gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.
Peptest has been cited in a new book that focusses on the diagnosis and management of specific benign diseases of the foregut, including reflux disease.
New research has linked proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) with fatal cases of cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and upper gastrointestinal cancer.
From Hull to Hanoi – Andrew Woodcock (Woody), RD Biomed’s leading technical expert in Peptest, has completed a successful tour of South Asia presenting the latest information on our non-invasive device for diagnosing reflux.
Q What is the relationship between laryngopharyngeal reflux and sleep? Can LPR cause sleep disturbances and fatigue the next day? Professor Peter Dettmar says: “There is a lot of evidence and published literature on the relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux...
Traditional non-invasive tests for diagnosing reflux have included questionnaires. They are convenient and useful for building up a picture of a patient’s symptoms and whether any treatment is having an effect or not.
Heartburn or indigestion? People with gastrointestinal complaints struggle to get a diagnosis or treatment because many conditions share similar symptoms.
A new study by researchers at Purdue University in Indiana suggests that reflux plays a role in sudden unexplained death during an epileptic seizure.
RD Biomed is delighted to introduce the new Peptest packaging and instructions designed to enrich our customer’s experience and make reflux home testing easier than ever.