Gastroesophageal reflux disease in chronic renal failure patients: evaluation by endoscopic examination.

@article{Kawaguchi2009GastroesophagealRD,
  title={Gastroesophageal reflux disease in chronic renal failure patients: evaluation by endoscopic examination.},
  author={Yoshiaki Kawaguchi and Tetsuya Mine and Ichiro Kawana and Hiroaki Yasuzaki and Toshiharu Kokuho and Yoshiyuki Toya and Toshimasa Ohnishi and Satoshi Umemura},
  journal={The Tokai journal of experimental and clinical medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={
          80-3
        }
}
BACKGROUND The association between gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and chronic renal failure (CRF) remains unclear. The aim of the present study is to assess the gastroendoscopic findings and the prevalence of GERD in CRF patients by endoscopic examination. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study consisted of 156 CRF patients (97 men and 59 women, mean age: 64.2 years) whose creatinine level was more than 2 mg/dl and who underwent endoscopic examination. We checked their renal function… CONTINUE READING