publication . Article . 2014

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Metabolic Syndrome

Johannes Lenglinger; Martin Riegler; Sebastian F. Schoppmann;
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  • Published: 30 Jun 2014 Journal: Internal Medicine, volume 51, pages 2,993-2,993 (issn: 0918-2918, eissn: 1349-7235, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Abstract
Purpose of the research is to study the features of gastroesophageal reflux disease, combined with the metabolic syndrome. Materials and methods. The study involved 490 patients (250 have got gastroesophageal reflux disease, combined with the metabolic syndrome and 240 have got gastroesophageal reflux disease without the metabolic syndrome). The patients besides general clinical examination were carried out video-fibro-gastro-duodeno-skopy, pH-monitoring in the esophagus, anthropometry, determination of body mass index, proportion of fat and muscle tissue in the body and basal metabolic rate. Results. It was found that symptoms of heartburn and bloating can serv...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiologydigestive system diseases
free text keywords: Internal Medicine, General Medicine, Erosive esophagitis, Metabolic syndrome, medicine.disease, medicine, Hiatal hernia, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Diabetes mellitus, Cardiology, Esophagitis, Gastroenterology, Disease, Reflux, gastroesophageal reflux disease; diagnostic criteria; anthropometry; body mass index; basal metabolic rate.
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publication . Article . 2014

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Metabolic Syndrome

Johannes Lenglinger; Martin Riegler; Sebastian F. Schoppmann;