Association Between Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

A National Cross-sectional Cohort Study

Jinhee Kim; Jin Hwa Lee; Yuri Kim; Kyungjoo Kim; Yeon-Mok Oh; Kwang Ha Yoo; Chin Kook Rhee; Hyoung Kyu Yoon; Young Sam Kim; Yong Bum Park; Sei Won Lee; Sang Do Lee

Disclosures

BMC Pulm Med. 2013;13(51) 

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Conclusions

GERD is one of the most common comorbidities and a factor associated with exacerbation in patients with COPD. COPD-related medications except inhaled anticholinergics are associated with increased risk of GERD.

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