OHSU Healthcare Topic Search: gastric digestive
Glossary of terms relating to digestive disorders for patients and consumers
Detailed information on obesity surgical treatment, including gastric bypass surgery, and gastric stapling surgery
Detailed information on gastroparesis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery Procedure (tests & procedures)
Bariatric surgery is a procedure that alters the process of digestion and is currently the best treatment option for producing lasting weight loss in obese patients when traditional methods have not been effective.
Detailed information on stomach ulcers, duodenal ulcers, and peptic ulcers
Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery Procedure (tests & procedures)
Gastric stapling (restrictive) surgery is a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) procedure in which surgical staples are used to divide the stomach into two smaller sections, strictly limiting the amount of food a person can eat.
Hiccups. Belching. Stomachache. Sound like a case of heartburn? It isn’t an adults-only condition. If your baby has some of these symptoms, she may have gastroesophageal reflux. If feeding changes don’t bring relief, your doctor may prescribe medications to help.
Detailed information on ulcers, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment
Your bile and pancreative juices flow through a duct that is opened and closed by a valve called the sphincter of oddie. If this valve goes into spasm, you end up with severe belly pain.
Detailed information on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment