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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Lee, Michael G.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Medicine
Article Title
Gastro-oesophageal reflux
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1994
Volume ID
43
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
9-11
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Abstract
Describes the reflux of gastric contents into the oesophagus, which may lead to oesophagitis. Gastro-oesophageal (GOR) is presented as a common clinical problem, and in 1989 it was estimated that 10-20% of the general population would suffer episodes of reflux.
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