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Prognosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Prognosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: The majority of people respond to nonsurgical measures with behavioral modification and medications. ...see also Overview of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Onset of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Usually chronic on onset.

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: 1,000 deaths in the USA 1984-88 for "GERD and related esophageal disorders" (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)

Estimated mortality rate for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 1,000 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 1,000 deaths in the USA 1984-88 for "GERD and related esophageal disorders" (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994))
  • Incidence: 8,160,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 3-7% of the population in the USA 1985 for "GERD and related esophageal disorders" (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
  • 0.012% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Overview of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

Complications:

Complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease may include:

Complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. The prognosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease may include the duration of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, chances of complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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