An association between unrecognized gastroesophageal reflux disease and excessive daytime sleepiness in Taiwanese subjects suspected to have liver disease: a pilot study.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Chiayi Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, No 6, W Sec, Jiapu Rd, Puzi City, Chiayi County 613, Taiwan.
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Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
- Publication Date
May 18, 2011
A significant percentage of Taiwanese patients who complained of EDS and were admitted to our Hepatology/Gastroenterology Department due to a suspicion of liver disease actually had symptoms of GERD. Further studies are needed to ascertain whether treatment of GERD will effectively resolve EDS in these patients.
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