First-week clinical responses to dexlansoprazole 60 mg and esomeprazole 40 mg for the treatment of grades A and B gastroesophageal reflux disease
Chih-Ming Liang, Ming-Te Kuo, Wei-Chen Tai, Shih-Cheng Yang, Keng-Liang Wu, Hsing-Ming Wang, Chih-Chien Yao, Cheng-En Tsai, Seng-Kee Chuah, Division of Hepato-Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
Pin-I Hsu, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, National Yang-Ming University, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
Chao-Hung Kuo, Yao-Kuang Wang, Jiunn-Wei Wang, Deng-Chyang Wu, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital and Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
Chih-Fang Huang, Division of Family Physicians, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
Author contributions: Liang CM and Kuo MT contributed equally to this work; Chuah SK contributed to the research design and critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; Hsu PI, Kuo CH, Tai WC, Yang SC, Wu KL, Wang HM, Yao CC, Tsai CE, Wang YK, Wang JW, Huang CF, Wu DC and Chuah SK performed the research; Liang CM and Kuo MT analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript; all authors approved the final version of the manuscript.
Supported by Research Foundation of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No. CMRPG8D1441.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital institutional review board.
Clinical trial registration statement: ClinicalTrials.gov number: NCT03128736.
Informed consent statement: The data collection in this study is based on reviewing computerized medical charts. Informed consent was obtained from all patients in the study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors have a conflict of interest related to the manuscript.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Seng-Kee Chuah, MD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Division of Hepatogastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, 123 Ta Pei Road, Niao-Sung District, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: July 28, 2017
Peer-review started: July 28, 2017
First decision: August 30, 2017
Revised: September 19, 2017
Accepted: September 26, 2017
Article in press: September 26, 2017
Published online: December 21, 2017