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journal article 
Author(s):
Becker, Valentin; Grotz, Stefan; Schlag, Christoph; Nennstiel, Simon; Beitz, Analena; Haller, Bernhard; Schmid, Roland M; Meining, Alexander; Bajbouj, Monther 
Title:
Positive predictors for gastroesophageal reflux disease and the therapeutic response to proton-pump inhibitors. 
Abstract:
To identify objective and subjective predictors for the reliable diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and the response to proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy.Retrospectively, 683 consecutive patients suspected for GERD who underwent pH-metry/impedance measurement (pH/MII) were analyzed. All patients had previously undergone standard PPI treatment (e.g., pantoprazole 40 mg/d or comparable). Four hundred sixty patients were at least 10 d off PPIs (group A), whereas 223 patients were...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Gastroenterol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
14 
Pages contribution:
4017-24 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1007-9327 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie