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Treatment of Reflux Esophagitis

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Best hospitals and doctors for reflux esophagitis treatment abroad

The selection of doctors and clinics is carried out on the basis of annual qualification reports. The main selection criterion is the number of operations or procedures performed. It takes into account experience, reputation in the medical society, the availability of quality certificates and high specialization in a certain field.

Cost for treatment

Esophagitis diagnosis1
 from  1315
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
 from  2383
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
 from  7117
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
 from  13237

Hospital Sachsenhausen - Academic Hospital of the University of Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Sleep Medicine

The Hospital Sachsenhausen - Academic Hospital of the University of Frankfurt am Main was founded in 1985 by the world-famous professor Dr. Carl von Noorden and Dr. Edouard Lampe. At that time it was Germany's first medical institution specializing in the treatment of diabetes. The hospital offers services in the field
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1651
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3067
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
11666
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
18733

University Hospital Duesseldorf

8.5/10
location_onGermany, Duesseldorf

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the University Hospital Duesseldorf ranks among the top Germany hospitals! The hospital is an excellent example of a combination of high-quality health care, research and teaching activities. With more than 50,000 inpatients and about 300,000 outpatients every year, the hospital is
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1992
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3806
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
12106
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
19926

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
Esophagitis diagnosis1
2069
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3732
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
12429
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
19837

University Hospital Ulm

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1848
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3468
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
11777
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
18878

Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi

9/10
location_onIndia, New Delhi

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi is a modern medical facility, which is distinguished by extremely high quality and standards of medical service. The hospital is located in the heart of New Delhi, in the capital of India. During its design and construction, the most advanced medical technologies from around the wor
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1434.2 help1336
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
2581.4 help2383
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
7868.8 help7117

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Gastroenterology, Hematology, Oncology, Hepatology, Infectology, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1743
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3160
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
10883
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
18072

University Hospital Bonn

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Bonn

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nephrology, Infectology, Endocrinology and Diabetology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the University Hospital Bonn ranks among the top ten medical facilities in Germany! The hospital was opened on January 1, 2001, although in fact it inherits the medical facility, which operated at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bonn. The hospital in Germany combin
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1887
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3697
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
12294

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Aachen

Department of Gastroenterology, Metabolic Disorders and Internal Intensive Care

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital RWTH Aachen ranks among the top German hospitals! As a maximum care university medical facility, the hospital guarantees patients first-class medical services combined with a respectful and human attitude. The hospital integrates all the modern options for the
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1961
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3784
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
12338

University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Dresden

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden is among the top three hospitals in Germany! The hospital is the embodiment of the standards of modern high-quality medicine. Since the hospital positions itself as a maximum care medical facility, it represents all medical fields. The
Esophagitis diagnosis1
2166
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
4127
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
14404
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
23347

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Hamburg

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top ten hospitals in Germany! Since its foundation in 1889, the hospital has taken a leading position in the European medical arena and still occupies it until today. A highly competent medical team of more than 11,000 employees takes care
Esophagitis diagnosis1
2297
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
4202
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
14113
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
23694

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the Charite University Hospital Berlin occupies the first place in the rating of the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the largest and leading university medical complexes in Europe. The hospital in Germany provides modern diagnostics and treatment of patients, a
Esophagitis diagnosis1
2494
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
4777
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
16307
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
26629

University Hospital Heidelberg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Heidelberg

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Heidelberg ranks among the top five hospitals in Germany! The hospital is one of the most advanced and reputable medical institutions not only in Germany, but throughout Europe. There are more than 43 specialized departments and 13 medical institutes, which cover all field
Esophagitis diagnosis1
0
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
0
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
0
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
0

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pulmonology, Allergology, Endocrinology and Diabetology

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital was founded in 1914 and today is a well-known German medical facility, which combines rich traditions and scientific innovations. A medical team of more than 6,500 employees cares about
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1798
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3298
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
11151
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
17944

University Hospital Halle (Saale)

9.6/10
location_onGermany, Halle

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pulmonology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Halle (Saale) ranks among the top German medical facilities! The history of the hospital has more than 300 years, and during this time it managed to earn an excellent reputation not only in Germany, but throughout the world. The hospital positions itself as a s
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1793
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3418
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
10858
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
17791

University Hospital Jena

8.9/10
location_onGermany, Jena

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Jena regularly ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital has positioned itself as a multidisciplinary medical facility with a long history of more than 200 years. Since its foundation, the hospital has been constantly developing and modernizin
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1991
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3756
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
9718
Treatment with LINX system of reflux esophagitis
15818

University Hospital Marburg UKGM

8.6/10
location_onGermany, Marburg

Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Infectology

The University Hospital Marburg UKGM offers patients modern diagnostics and comprehensive therapy at the international level. As a maximum care hospital, the medical facility specializes in all fields of modern medicine ranging from ophthalmology to traumatology and dentistry. The main areas of specialization of the hospital are
Esophagitis diagnosis1
1741
Conservative treatment of Esophagitis
3320
Treatment of reflux esophagitis with fundoplication
10507

About the disease

Reflux esophagitis is a disorder of the digestive tract, affecting the esophageal sphincter that is located between the stomach and the esophagus. It normally allows food to pass from the esophagus into the stomach in one direction. However, sufferers of reflux esophagitis frequently experience acid indigestion, when stomach acid flows backwards into the esophagus (this is also known as heartburn).

According to WebMD, hiatal hernias are the main cause of reflux esophagitis, but an unhealthy lifestyle and bad dietary habits can also lead to the development of this condition. People who exert themselves physically on a regular basis or suffer from obesity are more at risk of developing a hiatal hernia. Previous stomach surgery and bulimia can be the cause of reflux esophagitis as well. 

Reflux esophagitis is most common in people over the age of 50, since the esophageal sphincter becomes weaker with age. Symptoms can come and go, and mostly depend on the severity of the condition and the kind of food consumed. Fatty or spicy foods, as well as coffee and alcohol can trigger acid indigestion. Smoking can cause the gradual weakening of the esophageal sphincter as well, which is why it is important to quit smoking after being diagnosed with reflux esophagitis. This condition can also appear during pregnancy, but it usually resolves itself once the woman has given birth.

Symptoms

  • Heartburn
  • Chest pain
  • Bitter taste in the mouth, which resembles acid
  • Burning sensation, which appears right after consuming food or drink
  • The feeling that food has come back up after eating
  • Decreased appetite
  • Weight loss

Diagnosis

  • During a general examination, the doctor will ask the patient if they have any of the symptoms, listed above.
  • The doctor will also ask the patient if they have a hiatal hernia. The patient will be asked to lie in different positions on the examining couch, to try to make the hernia a visible lump under the skin.
  • The doctor will also ask the patient about their dietary habits.
  • Imaging tests, such as a barium X-ray can rule out other possible conditions.
  • An endoscopy (a long tube with a tiny camera on the end) allows doctors to examine the esophagus and stomach from the inside.  

Treatment

  • Conservative treatment is usually sufficient to keep the symptoms of reflux esophagitis at bay. Antacids and similar medications neutralize acids and prevent episodes heartburn.
  • Changing dietary habits and quitting drinking/ smoking will also help to prevent new instances of reflux esophagitis.
  • Fundoplication is a surgical procedure that strengthens the esophageal sphincter and prevents it from weakening again by wrapping the upper curve of the stomach around the esophagus. 



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