Gastric asthma? No change in respiratory impedance during intraesophageal acidification in adult asthmatics.

Abstract

BACKGROUND In patients with asthma, gastroesophageal reflux (GER) has been shown to be a common finding, and a number of investigators have suggested that reflux may have a deleterious effect in asthma, either as a result of recurrent (micro)aspiration or by some form of a reflex mechanism. AIM OF THE STUDY To measure changes in lung function in response… (More)

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