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BACKGROUND Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) plays a major role in the development of Barrett's oesophagus. However, it has yet to be elucidated what factors determine the length of Barrett's mucosa in each individual patient. AIMS To determine if there is a correlation between oesophageal acid exposure and the length of Barrett's mucosa. We also(More)
Ambulatory 24-hr esophageal pH monitoring isconsidered the gold standard for diagnosinggastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The currentapproach is to encourage patients to pursue theireveryday activity in order to obtain near-physiologicalrecordings. However, the effect of the test itself onreflux-provoking activities has never been evaluated.Thus, the(More)
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