Vol. 6, Issue 8 (2017)
Clinical featues of gastroesophageal reflux disease which is combined with goiter
Vira Boichuk, Natalia Borysenko and Stepan Kutsa
The study involved 40 patients with GERD in combination with goiter. This pathology was more frequently diagnosed in women as compared to men. The specific feature of clinical picture of GERD in combination with goiter was prevalence of other than esophageal symptoms and syndromes. Manifestations of esophago-cardiac syndrome in the form of tachyarrhythmia and extrasystole were diagnosed in 47,5% of cases, esophago-pulmonary in 65,2%, oropharyngeal in 72,5% of cases. Therefore, there were detected essential disorders of sleep quality and structure in patients of both groups. By endoscopic examination of the esophagus in case of combined pathology, the most frequently were detected injuries of the lower third of the esophagus of C and D degrees. Among peculiarities of the stomach motor-evacuation function disorder in patients with mentioned combined pathology - continuation of evacuation period of food from the stomach into duodenum with pH 3,12±0,15 was 95,22±4,74, it was prevalence of hypotonic variant
How to cite this article:
Vira Boichuk, Natalia Borysenko and Stepan Kutsa. Clinical featues of gastroesophageal reflux disease which is combined with goiter. 2017; 6(8): 35-39.