Systematic review: do we need a new gastro-oesophageal reflux disease questionnaire?

@article{Stanghellini2004SystematicRD,
  title={Systematic review: do we need a new gastro-oesophageal reflux disease questionnaire?},
  author={Vincenzo Stanghellini and David Armstrong and Hubert M{\"o}nnikes and Karna D. Bardhan},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 Suppl 1},
  pages={3-16}
}
BACKGROUND Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is highly prevalent in Western countries. Because the majority of patients do not present with endoscopic abnormalities, the assessment of the symptom severity and quality of life, and their response to treatment, has become increasingly important. Self-assessed symptom questionnaires are now key instruments in clinical trials. AIM To evaluate the validity of available GERD measurement tools. METHODS An ideal GERD symptom assessment… CONTINUE READING