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Effect of bed head elevation during sleep in symptomatic patients of nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux.

Authors
  • Khan, Bashir Ahmad1
  • Sodhi, Jaswinder Singh
  • Zargar, Showkat Ali
  • Javid, Gul
  • Yattoo, Ghulam Nabi
  • Shah, Altaf
  • Gulzar, Ghulam Mohamad
  • Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad
  • 1 Department of Gastroenterology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India. , (India)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2012
Volume
27
Issue
6
Pages
1078–1082
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2011.06968.x
PMID: 22098332
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Bed head elevation reduced esophageal acid exposure and acid clearance time in nocturnal (supine) refluxers and led to some relief from heartburn and sleep disturbance.

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