Time Trends of Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) in Iran

@inproceedings{Sepanlou2010TimeTO,
  title={Time Trends of Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) in Iran},
  author={S G Sepanlou and H Khademi and N Abdollahzadeh and Fatemeh Noori and Fatemeh Malekzadeh and Reza Malekzadeh},
  booktitle={Middle East journal of digestive diseases},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Epidemiology of diseases changes over time with changes in socio-economic status, culture and health care systems. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and peptic ulcer disease (PUD) are among the diseases whose epidemiology has changed over the past few decades in the west. Studies addressing the trend of GERD and PUD occurrence in Iran are lacking. We aimed to look at the time trends of GERD and PUD in a referral endoscopy clinic in Tehran, Iran. METHODS All patients with… CONTINUE READING
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