Figure 5 - The proportion of patients who failed symptomatically proton pump inhibitor (PPI) once daily in each of the GERD groups.

From the following article

Nonerosive reflux disease

Ronnie Fass and Ram Dickman

GI Motility online (2006)



The NERD group, which accounts for most of the patients with GERD and demonstrates the lowest response rate to PPI once daily, is the main contributor for the PPI failure phenomenon. (Source: Fass et al.,89 with permission.)

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