23.6 Accessory Organs in Digestion: The Liver, Pancreas, and Gallbladder – Anatomy and Physiology

This significantly lessens the damage to the esophagus caused by reflux and often reduces symptoms of both bile and acid reflux. Biliary reflux can be confused with acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). While bile reflux involves fluid from the small intestine flowing into the stomach and esophagus, acid reflux is backflow […]

23.6 Accessory Organs in Digestion: The Liver, Pancreas, and Gallbladder – Anatomy and Physiology

This significantly lessens the damage to the esophagus caused by reflux and often reduces symptoms of both bile and acid reflux. Biliary reflux can be confused with acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). While bile reflux involves fluid from the small intestine flowing into the stomach and esophagus, acid reflux is backflow […]