Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome: a significant association in an Iranian population.

@article{Solhpour2008GastrooesophagealRD,
  title={Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome: a significant association in an Iranian population.},
  author={Ali Solhpour and Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi and Fereshteh Soltani and Afsaneh Zarghi and Amirreza Solhpour and Manijeh Habibi and Mohammad Reza Zali},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={719-25}
}
BACKGROUND Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome are common diseases, which may be related. AIM To assess the association between gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome in a country with high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori. METHODS This study was designed as cross-sectional and population-based in Tehran province, Iran. The participants were interviewed by using a valid and reliable questionnaire. Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease was… CONTINUE READING