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Usefulness of pH monitoring in predicting the survival status of patients with scleroderma awaiting lung transplantation.

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#1 Joelf

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 07:15 AM

Usefulness of pH monitoring in predicting the survival status of patients with scleroderma awaiting lung transplantation.

 

Esophageal pH monitoring could identify those for whom laparoscopic antireflux surgery should be performed quicker to prevent GERD and its detrimental effects in patients awaiting lung transplantation. Journal of Surgical Research, 17 March 2014. (Also see: Lung Transplants and Reflux, Heartburn, GERD)

 

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