Measuring gastroesophageal reflux disease

Velanovich, Vic; Karmy-Jones, Riyad
July 1998
American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p649
Academic Journal
Studies the relationship between the Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease-Health-Related Quality of Life (GERD-HRQL) scale and the physiologic parameters of esophagogastroduondenoscopy, esophageal manometry and esophageal pH monitoring. Absence of correlations between lower esophageal sphincter and pH monitoring parameters.


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