Cough and gastroesophageal reflux: insights from animal models.

@article{Kollarik2009CoughAG,
  title={Cough and gastroesophageal reflux: insights from animal models.},
  author={Marian Kollarik and Mariana Brozmanova},
  journal={Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={130-4}
}
Chronic cough in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has been attributed to irritation of the esophagus and/or upper airways by reflux of gastric content. Animal models have provided insight into both of these putative mechanisms. In patients with chronic cough and GERD, stimuli associated with reflex in the esophagus sensitize the cough reflex. This… CONTINUE READING