Gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms, oesophagitis and Barrett’s oesophagus in the general population: the Loiano–Monghidoro study

@article{Zagari2008GastrooesophagealRS,
  title={Gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms, oesophagitis and Barrett’s oesophagus in the general population: the Loiano–Monghidoro study},
  author={R. M. Zagari and L. Fuccio and M.-A. Wallander and S. Johansson and R. Fiocca and S. Casanova and B. Farahmand and C. Winchester and E. Roda and F. Bazzoli},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2008},
  volume={57},
  pages={1354 - 1359}
}
  • R. M. Zagari, L. Fuccio, +7 authors F. Bazzoli
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Gut
  • Objective: Existing endoscopy-based data on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in the general population are scarce. This study aimed to evaluate typical symptoms and complications of GORD, and their associated risk factors, in a representative sample of the Italian population. Methods: 1533 adults from two Italian villages were approached to undergo symptom assessment using a validated questionnaire and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Data were obtained from 1033 individuals (67.4… CONTINUE READING
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