Role of non-acid reflux in patients with non-erosive reflux disease

 
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Role of non-acid reflux in patients with non-erosive reflux disease (EN)

Tutuian, Radu
Karamanolis, Georgios P.

Non-erosive reflux disease (NERD) is the most common presentation of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Although acid reflux is the most important cause of symptom generation in NERD patients, non-acid reflux is also associated with reflux symptoms. The temporal relation between symptoms and reflux episodes is of importance in evaluating the results of combined pH-impedance monitoring in NERD patients. Mucosal hypersensitivity and mechanical stimulation due to great volume of non-acid reflux are among the putative mechanisms of symptom generation.Keywords Non-acid reflux, non-erosive reflux disease (EN)

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Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

2013-03-29


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

1792-7463
1108-7471
Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 26, No 2 (2013); 100 (EN)



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