Will symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease develop into reflux esophagitis?

@article{Kawanishi2006WillSG,
  title={Will symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease develop into reflux esophagitis?},
  author={Masahiro Kawanishi},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={41},
  pages={440-443}
}
The objective of this study was to ascertain whether symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (SGERD) without endoscopic evidence of inflammatory findings would develop into esophagitis. Observation by endoscopic examination was conducted annually for 5 years, using as subjects 497 patients among those who underwent gastroesophageal endoscopy in their health examination, but patients with findings of esophagitis and those who had undergone Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy were… CONTINUE READING
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