Does gastroesophageal reflux increase chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations?

Iliaz S. , Iliaz R. , Onur S. T. , Arici S., Akyuz U., Karaca C., ...Daha Fazla

Respiratory Medicine, cilt.115, ss.20-25, 2016 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 115
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.rmed.2016.04.005
  • Dergi Adı: Respiratory Medicine
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.20-25


Background: The relationship between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations and gastroesophageal reflux (GER) has been investigated less than asthma-GER. We aimed to evaluate the presence of GER in patients with COPD and its impact on exacerbations.