The Burden of Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreatic Diseases: The Global Scenario.


Dear Editor: I read with interest the article by Babaei et al regarding impaired upper esophageal sphincter (UES) reflexes in patients with supraesophageal reflux disease. I am concerned about the group of patients that was used as the disease group. There is no proof that their symptoms of chronic cough, throat burning, and/or hoarseness are manifestations… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2016.01.036