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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Diagnostic Paradigms

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Given the high prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and the various complications which can result from inadequate treatment, it is important for practitioners to have a proper understanding of the current approach to its diagnosis and management. This webinar  presented by a leading expert in GI disorders, will provide an update of the current diagnostic paradigms  for GERD  including, esophageal pH testing and interpretation, motility testing, and patient management.    


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define what is GERD and its mechanisms

  2. Discuss esophageal pH testing and the interpretation of the data

  3. Discuss motility testing in GERD



Dustin Carlson, MD, MSCI received his MD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. He went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency and served as a Chief Medical Resident at Northwestern University in Chicago.  He then completed his gastroenterology fellowship including a T-32 clinical research fellowship in esophageal physiology at Northwestern University.  He has been an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology at Northwestern University and the Director of the Motts Tonelli Esophageal Function Lab at the Esophageal Center of Northwestern Medicine since 2016. 

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