Lung disease severity in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is more strongly associated with impedance measures of bolus reflux than pH parameters of acid reflux alone Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Lung Diseases

abstract

  • MII/bolus reflux, but not pH/acid reflux, was associated with pulmonary dysfunction in prelung transplant patients with IPF. MII-pH may be more valuable than pH testing alone in characterizing GER in IPF.

publication date

  • May 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/nmo.13001

PubMed ID

  • 27987250

Additional Document Info

volume

  • 29

number

  • 5