Extra pages

These pages have been added since the last printed edition. They do not appear in the print version.

Please do contact the author, using chris@chrisrob.co.uk if you think there are pages that ought to be added, or if you wish anything to be added to the extra pages linked below.

(Any suggested additions will be subject to rigorous checking of pertinent research before possible inclusion.)

Ablation - including video

Alcohol - do we have to abstain

Alkaline Water - facts and fictions

Heartburn - the real reason why acidic foods may be a problem

Bile Reflux - an oft misquoted term

Coffee - how safe is it?

Fundoplication - patients' experiences

Liver Do PPIs cause damage?

Melatonin - benefits to prevention of acid reflux

Oestrogen The protective function

Smoking - how it affects reflux

Statins Can they reduce cancer risk?

Vonoprazan - new generation of acid suppressant

Footnotes - Definition of Barrett's, role of Goblet cells, calculating risk

Research - Sorting the wheat from the chaf

A PDF version of all these pages may be downloaded below. If you wish to print it and don't want to waste all your ink on the cover and are not interested in all the pages of references, only send pages 3 -40 to the printer.

Extra Pages.pdf