Acid and non-acid reflux in patients refractory to proton pump inhibitor therapy: is gastroparesis a factor?

@article{Tavakkoli2013AcidAN,
  title={Acid and non-acid reflux in patients refractory to proton pump inhibitor therapy: is gastroparesis a factor?},
  author={Anna Tavakkoli and Bisma Ali Sayed and Nicholas J Talley and Baharak Moshiree},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 37},
  pages={
          6193-8
        }
}
AIM To determine whether an increased number and duration of non-acid reflux events as measured using the multichannel intraluminal impedance pH (MII-pH) is linked to gastroparesis (GP). METHODS A case control study was conducted in which 42 patients undergoing clinical evaluation for continued symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (both typical and atypical symptoms) despite acid suppression therapy. MII-pH technology was used over 24 h to detect reflux episodes and record patients… CONTINUE READING
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