Composite score of reflux symptoms in diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

@article{Wang2004CompositeSO,
  title={Composite score of reflux symptoms in diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease.},
  author={Jin-Hai Wang and Jin-yan Luo and Lei Dong and Jun Gong and Ai-Li Zuo},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 22},
  pages={3332-5}
}
AIM To evaluate the significance of the composite score of reflux symptoms in the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and to determine the relationship of the composite score with reflux esophagitis (RE) and pathological gastroesophageal reflux (PGER). METHODS Upper digestive endoscopy and /or 24-h esophageal pH monitoring were performed in 244 subjects. Of these, 54 were consecutive patients attending our clinic with symptoms suggestive of GERD, and 190 were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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