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[Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS)].

@article{Hawrykiewicz2006GastroesophagealRD,
  title={[Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS)].},
  author={I. Hawryłkiewicz and R. Pływaczewski and D. Dziedzic and J. Czerniawska and D. G{\'o}recka},
  journal={Pneumonologia i alergologia polska},
  year={2006},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={
          361-4
        }
}
  • I. Hawryłkiewicz, R. Pływaczewski, +2 authors D. Górecka
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Pneumonologia i alergologia polska
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common cause of chronic cough, heartburn, epigastric or retrosternal discomfort, chest pain and abdominal pain or esophagitis. Our patients with OSAS seldom manifest GERD symptoms. We suspected that obesity and high pressure in abdominal cavity may induce acid gastroesophageal reflux in these patients. The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis that obesity, cigarettes smoking or ventilatory and gas exchange abnormalities provoke GERD. We studied… CONTINUE READING
    Sleep and GER

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