Body-mass index and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux in women.

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BACKGROUND Overweight and obese persons are at increased risk for gastroesophageal reflux disease. An association between body-mass index (BMI)--the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters - and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease in persons of normal weight has not been demonstrated. METHODS In 2000, we used a… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa054391

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@article{Jacobson2006BodymassIA, title={Body-mass index and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux in women.}, author={Brian Jacobson and Samuel C Somers and Charles S. Fuchs and Ciaran Kelly and Carlos Arturo Camargo}, journal={The New England journal of medicine}, year={2006}, volume={354 22}, pages={2340-8} }