Ambulatory Esophageal pH Monitoring in the Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux

  • M. Dinelli
  • D. Fossati
  • C. Pomari


Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can be defined by any esophageal or extra-esophageal clinical condition or macroscopic or histologic lesion reliably due to measurable GER. Motility disorders of the esophagus and proximal gastrointestinal (GI) tract, increased acid exposure, altered acid perception, and finally, response to drugs inhibiting acid secretion are other relevant aspects of GERD diagnosis [1].


Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Acid Exposure Erosive Esophagitis GERD Patient Reflux Episode 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Dinelli
    • 1
  • D. Fossati
    • 1
  • C. Pomari
    • 2
  1. 1.Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Science and Biomedical TechnologySan Raffaele University HospitalMilanItaly
  2. 2.Lung DepartmentBussolengo General HospitalBussolengo (Verona)Italy

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