Harvey, E. J.; McCarron, C. S.; Anggiansah, A.; Anggiansah, R.; Mason, R. J.; Botha, A. J.
April 2004
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA24
Academic Journal
This article presents information on a study which states that acid is not the cause of recurrent symptoms following anti-reflux surgery. Anti-reflux surgery is effective in relieving symptoms in 85% of patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Surgery also resolves pathological reflux as measured by 24 hour oesophageal pH monitoring (24 h pH). Two recent studies have reported poor correlation between recurrent symptoms of GORD following anti-reflux surgery and findings on 24 h pH.


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