Is esophageal reflux always symptomatic?

  • R. Lambert
Conference paper


Despite the absence of rigorously constructed epidemiologic studies, many arguments confirm that esophageal reflux is often asymptomatic.


Esophageal Reflux Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Reflux Symptom Esophageal Mucosa Reflux Episode 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Lambert
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  1. 1.LyonsFrance

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