JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, vol.25, no.2, pp.309-313, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
Article / Article
Title of Journal :
JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, prevalence, SYMPTOMS, ESOPHAGITIS
Background and Aims: It is speculated that the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) might increase with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of GERD in patients with asthma and COPD in an area representative of developing countries.