Gastroesophageal reflux disease in chronic renal failure patients with upper GI symptoms: multivariate analysis of pathogenetic factors

@article{ekin2002GastroesophagealRD,
  title={Gastroesophageal reflux disease in chronic renal failure patients with upper GI symptoms: multivariate analysis of pathogenetic factors},
  author={Ayhan Hilmi Çekin and Sedat Boyacıoğlu and M. Harun Gursoy and Banu Bilezikçi and Gurden Gur and Ebru Dogan Akın and Nurhan Fatma Ozdemir and U. O. Yılmaz},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2002},
  volume={97},
  pages={1352-1356}
}
OBJECTIVE:The association between gastroesophageal reflux disease and end-stage renal disease remains unclear. We aimed to assess the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease and also to identify possible pathogenetic factors in the development of reflux in symptomatic end-stage renal disease patients.METHODS:The study involved 42 end-stage renal disease patients with upper GI symptoms (group I) and 46 age- and sex-matched controls who did not have renal disease but had the same symptoms… CONTINUE READING

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