Gastro-oesophageal reflux in patients with coronary artery disease: how common is it and does it matter?

@article{Mehta1996GastrooesophagealRI,
  title={Gastro-oesophageal reflux in patients with coronary artery disease: how common is it and does it matter?},
  author={Ankur J Mehta and John S de Caestecker and A. John Camm and Timothy C. Northfield},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 10},
  pages={973-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the influence of spontaneous gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) on symptoms and cardiac ischaemia in patients with coronary artery disease. DESIGN Simultaneous 24-h ambulatory oesophageal pH, 7-lead electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring and symptom diary in patients taking their usual anti-anginal medication. SETTING Regional cardiothoracic unit and gastroenterology unit of a teaching hospital. SUBJECTS Twenty-four patients (20 males, 4 females, mean age 59 years… CONTINUE READING