Video: Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Functional Dyspepsia

November 9, 2011

Christopher Pleyer, MD, from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, summarizes his part in the plenary session "Observer Bias in the Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Functional Dyspepsia" at ACG 2011. Distinguishing GERD from other upper GI problems is crucial, he explains.

Christopher Pleyer, MD, from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, summarizes his part in the plenary session "Observer Bias in the Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Functional Dyspepsia" at ACG 2011.

He and his colleagues studied whether GERD as become a new catch-all diagnosis for all manner of upper GI problems and outline how to distinguish a proper GERD diagnosis.