Gastro-oesophageal reflux related cough and its response to laparoscopic fundoplication.

@article{Allen1998GastrooesophagealRR,
  title={Gastro-oesophageal reflux related cough and its response to laparoscopic fundoplication.},
  author={Christopher J. Allen and M. R. Hoseini Anvari},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1998},
  volume={53 11},
  pages={963-8}
}
BACKGROUND This study was designed to determine prospectively the rate of cough before and after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication performed for the control of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. METHODS One hundred and ninety five consecutive patients (76 men) of mean (SD) age 46.9 (14.1) years with proven gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, who were either on long term omeprazole (n = 187) or who had not responded to a trial of omeprazole (n = 8), took part in the study which was carried out… CONTINUE READING