Erosive Esophagitis in the Obese: The Effect of Ethnicity and Gender on Its Association

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Albin Abraham ; Seth Lipka ; Rabab Hajar ; Bhuma Krishnamachari ; Ravi Virdi ; Bobby Jacob ; Prakash Viswanathan ; Paul Mustacchia (2016)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: Gastroenterology Research and Practice, volume 2,016 (issn: 1687-6121, eissn: 1687-630X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4826927, doi: 10.1155/2016/7897390
  • Subject: Clinical Study | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | RC799-869
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Background. Data examining the association between obesity and erosive esophagitis (ErE) have been inconsistent, with very little known about interracial variation. Goals. To examine the association between obesity and ErE among patients of different ethnic/racial backg... View more
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