Can esophageal pH monitoring predict delayed gastric emptying?

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is frequent in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and may require additional investigation. The current study assesses whether relative esophageal exposure, postprandial (PP) versus fasting, diagnosed by pH monitoring could predict DGE. METHODS Thirty patients with GERD underwent extended… (More)

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