Prospective evaluation of duodenogastroesophageal reflux in gastroesophageal reflux disease patients refractory to proton pump inhibitor therapy.

@article{Kunsch2012ProspectiveEO,
  title={Prospective evaluation of duodenogastroesophageal reflux in gastroesophageal reflux disease patients refractory to proton pump inhibitor therapy.},
  author={Steffen Kunsch and Albrecht Neesse and Thomas Linhart and Christoph Nell and Th. M. Gress and Volker Ellenrieder},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={2012},
  volume={86 4},
  pages={
          315-22
        }
}
BACKGROUND Duodenogastroesophageal reflux (DGER) is considered an independent risk factor for complicated reflux disease (gastroesophageal reflux disease; GERD). However, the role of DGER in GERD patients refractory to proton pump inhibitors (PPI) remains poorly understood. METHODS 85 patients with clinical reflux symptoms and a history of ineffective response to PPIs were enrolled in the study. Patients with elevated reflux measurement (pH and/or Bilitec measurement; n = 47) received… CONTINUE READING
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