Systematic review of proton pump inhibitors for the acute treatment of reflux oesophagitis.

@article{Edwards2001SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of proton pump inhibitors for the acute treatment of reflux oesophagitis.},
  author={Steven J Edwards and Tore Lind and Lars Lundell},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={
          1729-36
        }
}
BACKGROUND Esomeprazole is a new proton pump inhibitor, which has been compared to omeprazole for the treatment of reflux oesophagitis in clinical trials. AIM To compare the effectiveness of esomeprazole with the recommended dose of proton pump inhibitors in the healing of reflux oesophagitis, using omeprazole as a common comparator. METHODS Systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Extraction and re-analysis of data to provide 'intention-to-treat' results. Meta-analysis using a… CONTINUE READING

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