Bresci G, Sacco R. Pulmonary or otolaryngologic extraesophageal manifestations in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. World J Gastrointest Endosc 2010; 2(2): 47-49
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Giampaolo Bresci, MD, Gastroenterology Department, Cisanello Pisa University Hospital, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa 56124, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Rodolfo Sacco, Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Foggia, Viale Pinto, Foggia 71100, Italy
Author contributions: Bresci G designed and wrote the paper; Sacco R critically revised and edited the paper.
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Received: February 3, 2009 Revised: December 6, 2009 Accepted: December 13, 2009 Published online: February 16, 2010
The extraesophageal manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease that are similar to a heart attack or gastric diseases are well known, while those categorized as pulmonary or otolaryngological are less known and less studied. In this article, we introduce this less known aspect of gastroesophageal reflux.