FP Essentials™

Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions

Edition #458 | July 2017

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  • Describe symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis and the confirmatory testing that is required.
  • Summarize the diagnostic approach to and first-line treatment options for gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal motility disorders.
  • Describe potential manifestations of Helicobacter pylori infection, when to screen for H pylori infection, and first-line treatments for H pylori eradication.
  • List the common etiologies of gastroparesis and management options.
  • Describe the typical symptoms and early treatment of acute pancreatitis.
  • Summarize the interventions for chronic pancreatitis that help to prevent irreversible pancreatic damage.
  • Explain the recommended approach to asymptomatic and symptomatic patients with gallstones.
  • List the risk factors linked to malignant transformation of gallbladder polyps.
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