Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Aerosolized Swallowed Fluticasone to Esomeprazole for Esophageal Eosinophilia

@article{Moawad2013RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Aerosolized Swallowed Fluticasone to Esomeprazole for Esophageal Eosinophilia},
  author={F J Moawad and Ganesh R. Veerappan and J. Aleixo Dias and Thomas P. Baker and Corinne L. Maydonovitch and Roy K. H. Wong},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={108},
  pages={366-372}
}
OBJECTIVES:Patients with clinical symptoms of esophageal dysfunction and dense eosinophilic infiltration of the esophageal mucosa are suspected to have eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Topical steroids are often used as first-line therapy for EoE, although some patients respond clinically to proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). The purpose of this study was to compare the histological and clinical response of patients with esophageal eosinophilia treated with aerosolized swallowed fluticasone… CONTINUE READING
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