Outcome of medical versus surgical therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease: meta analysis of randomized controlled trials [abstract]

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Outcome of medical versus surgical therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease: meta analysis of randomized controlled trials [abstract]

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Title: Outcome of medical versus surgical therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease: meta analysis of randomized controlled trials [abstract]
Author: Winn, Jessica; Choudhary, Abhishek; Arif, Murtaza; Szary, Nicholas M.; Chauhan, Lakshmi; Grewal, Ajitender; Hammoud, Ghassan M.; Bechtold, Matthew L.
Keywords: heartburn
symptom control
Date: 2010-11-11
Abstract: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is one of the most common chronic gastrointestinal tracts. Medical management includes use of antisecretory medications or surgical management. Randomized controlled trials have compared both forms of treatment with controversial results. Therefore, we conducted meta-analysis to compare medical versus surgical therapy of GERD.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/9378

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