Metabolic syndrome is associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease based on a 24-hour ambulatory pH monitoring.

@article{Kallel2011MetabolicSI,
  title={Metabolic syndrome is associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease based on a 24-hour ambulatory pH monitoring.},
  author={Lamia Kallel and Norsaf Bibani and Monia F{\'e}kih and Samira Matri and Sami Karoui and Nesrine Ben Mustapha and Meriem Serghini and Lilia Zouiten and Moncef Feki and B{\'e}chir Zouari and Jalel Boubaker and Naziha Kaabachi and A Adib Filali},
  journal={Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={153-9}
}
Several studies have focused on the relationship between metabolic syndrome and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). They were based on GERD complications, whereas little is known about the association between metabolic syndrome and objectively measured esophageal acid exposure. The aim of our study was to assess the relationship between metabolic syndrome and GERD based on a 24-hour pH testing. It was a cross-sectional study including 100 consecutive patients who underwent a 24-hour pH… CONTINUE READING
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