Upper GI tract findings in patients with heartburn in whom proton pump inhibitor treatment failed versus those not receiving antireflux treatment.

@article{Poh2010UpperGT,
  title={Upper GI tract findings in patients with heartburn in whom proton pump inhibitor treatment failed versus those not receiving antireflux treatment.},
  author={Choo Hean Poh and A Gasiorowska and Tom{\'a}s Navarro-Rodriguez and Marcia R. Willis and Deborah D Hargadon and North Noelck and Jane Mohler and Christopher S. Wendel and Ronnie Fass},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          28-34
        }
}
BACKGROUND Failure of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) treatment in patients with heartburn is very common. Because endoscopy is easily accessible, it is commonly used as the first evaluative tool in these patients. OBJECTIVE To compare GERD-related endoscopic and histologic findings in patients with heartburn in whom once-daily PPI therapy failed versus those not receiving antireflux treatment. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING A Veterans Affairs hospital. PATIENTS Heartburn patients… CONTINUE READING
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