Onset and disappearance rates of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in the Spanish population, and their impact on quality of life.

@article{Rey2009OnsetAD,
  title={Onset and disappearance rates of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in the Spanish population, and their impact on quality of life.},
  author={Enrique Carro Rey and Angel Alvarez-S{\'a}nchez and Fernando Rodr{\'i}guez-Artalejo and C Moreno Elola-Olaso and Cristina Almansa and Manuel D{\'i}az-Rubio},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  year={2009},
  volume={101 7},
  pages={
          477-82
        }
}
BACKGROUND few studies have reported the onset and disappearance rates of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms (GERS) in the population. AIM to assess the occurrence and disappearance rates of GERS in Spain, and their impact on health-related quality of life (HRQL). PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS participants were selected at random from the general population of Madrid in age and sex strata. They were interviewed at home twice, 6 months apart. Heartburn, acid regurgitation and consultation were… CONTINUE READING

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