Saliva transit from the oral cavity to the esophagus in GERD.

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIMS Normal esophageal acid clearance depends on the neutralization of acid by swallowed saliva, as well as on esophageal peristalsis. This study therefore aimed to investigate the association between saliva production and transport from the oral cavity to the esophagus and developing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) METHODOLOGY: Twenty… (More)

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@article{Hike2008SalivaTF, title={Saliva transit from the oral cavity to the esophagus in GERD.}, author={Kazuo Hike and Yoshihisa Urita and Toshiyasu Watanabe and Motonobu Sugimoto and Kazumasa Miki}, journal={Hepato-gastroenterology}, year={2008}, volume={55 81}, pages={4-7} }