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Tratamientos para Enfermedad por Reflujo Gastroesofágico (GERD)/Acidez Estomacal

  • El tratamiento y control de GERD o acidez estomacal involucran cambios en el estilo de vida y medicamentos. En casos más severos, se podría necesitar cirugía.
    Los objetivos del tratamiento incluyen:
    • Reducir la cantidad de ácido producido en el estómago
    • Reforzar al músculo del esfínter
    • Reducir la cantidad de alimentos, líquido, y ácido estomacal que fluye de regreso dentro del esófago desde el estómago
    El tratamiento podría involucrar lo siguiente:
    Cambios en el estilo de vidaMedicamentosCirugía
  • References

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 19, 2015. Accessed February 27, 2015.

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The Merck Manual Professional Edition. Available at: http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gastrointestinal%5Fdisorders/esophageal%5Fand%5Fswallowing%5Fdisorders/gastroesophageal%5Freflux%5Fdisease%5Fgerd.html. Updated May 2014. Accessed February 27, 2015.

    Treatment for gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/ger-and-gerd-in-adults/Pages/treatment.aspx. Accessed February 27, 2015.

    Katz PO, Gerson LB, et al. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(3):302-328.

    Understanding heartburn and reflux disease. American Gastroenterological Association website. Available at: http://www.gastro.org/patient-center/digestive-conditions/heartburn-gerd. Accessed February 27, 2015.

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