The association between gastroesophageal flap valve function and gastroesophageal reflux symptoms


KESKİN O. , KALKAN Ç., Yaman A., TÜZÜN A. E. , SOYKAN A. İ.

ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA, vol.80, no.4, pp.471-475, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 80 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.471-475

Abstract

Background and study aims : Upper gastrointestinal endoscopic examination is usually the first step in the evaluation of patients with suspected gastroesopageal reflux disease. The primary aim of this study was to investigate the association between gastroesophageal flap valve function (GEFV) and gastroesophapgeal reflux symptoms in patients undergoing routine upper endoscopy.