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Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) and Chronic Cough

  • Lorcan McGarvey
  • Kian Fan Chung
Chapter

Abstract

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) as a syndrome arose from the attempt to understand peptic symptoms and pathology in the upper GI tract. Extra-oesophageal manifestations, such as LPR and airway reflux (discussed in other chapters in this volume) were initially unrecognised. In this chapter ‘classic’ GORD and its relationship or otherwise to the airways is discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Experimental Medicine, Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical SciencesQueen’s UniversityBelfastUK
  2. 2.Airway Disease SectionNational Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Royal Brompton HospitalLondonUK

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