Alterations of gut neuropeptides in gastroesophageal reflux disease are resolved after antireflux surgery.

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BACKGROUND Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may cause alterations of gut neuropeptides such as motilin and neurotensin that are known to control foregut motility. The aim of this study was to investigate whether these alterations may be resolved following antireflux surgery. METHODS Basal and postprandial plasma levels of motilin and neurotensin… (More)

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