Prolonged ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring in the evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

@article{Mattox1990ProlongedAE,
  title={Prolonged ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring in the evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux disease.},
  author={H E Mattox and J E Richter},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={345-56}
}
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common problem that frequently presents with atypical complaints including nausea, hiccups, globus sensation, chest pain, hoarseness, coughing, or various pulmonary complaints. Diagnosis may be difficult, as these patients often do not have radiographic or endoscopic evidence of esophagitis. In these difficult cases, prolonged esophageal pH monitoring provides an accurate method of quantitating acid reflux parameters and correlating symptoms with reflux… CONTINUE READING

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