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Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine

2011, vol. 20, nr 4, July-August, p. 407–411

Publication type: editorial article

Language: English

Reflux Disease – Historical Overview

Choroba refluksowa – spojrzenie historyczne

Marta Strutyńska-Karpińska1,

1 Department and Clinic of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland

Abstract

The review presents the development and successive changes in the opinion on the essence of reflux disease which took place over the last century. Major milestones increasing our knowledge on the pathogenesis, diagnostics and treatments of this disease were reviewed on the basis of available literature. Special attention has been paid to the role of surgery in treatment of the disease, which is currently considered the most common dysfunction of the alimentary tract.

Streszczenie

W pracy przedstawiono rozwój i kolejne zmiany poglądów, dotyczących istoty choroby refluksowej, które dokonały się w ciągu wieku. Na podstawie dostępnego piśmiennictwa prześledzono najważniejsze punkty zwrotne poszerzające wiedzę na temat patogenezy, diagnostyki oraz sposobów leczenia tej jednostki chorobowej. Zwrócono uwagę na rolę chirurgii w leczeniu choroby uznanej obecnie za najczęstsze zaburzenia czynności przewodu pokarmowego.

Key words

gastroesophageal reflux disease

Słowa kluczowe

choroba refluksowa

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