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Breathing training on lower esophageal sphincter as a complementary treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): a systematic review.

@article{Casale2016BreathingTO,
  title={Breathing training on lower esophageal sphincter as a complementary treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): a systematic review.},
  author={M. Casale and L. Sabatino and A. Moffa and F. Capuano and V. Luccarelli and M. Vitali and M. Ribolsi and M. Cicala and F. Salvinelli},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 21},
  pages={
          4547-4552
        }
}
  • M. Casale, L. Sabatino, +6 authors F. Salvinelli
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
  • OBJECTIVE Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) represents one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders, but is still a challenge to cure. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are currently the GERD's standard treatment, although not successful in all patients; some concerns have been raised regarding their long term consumption. Recently, some studies showed the benefits of inspiratory muscle training in increasing the lower esophageal sphincter pressure in patients affected by GERD, thereby… CONTINUE READING
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