7/23/2013

Patients with nonerosive reflux disease and reflux esophagitis who responded to treatment but continued to have frequent symptoms had lower quality of life scores than those who reported fewer symptoms, according to data from two clinical trials. Data showed 66% of NERD patients and 62% of RE patients had persistent symptoms after treatment, and researchers said having symptoms four days per week seemed to be the threshold for regurgitation to be considered troublesome.

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