Figure 8 - Effect of antireflux surgery on asthma symptoms in adults: 14 studies.

From the following article

Gastroesophageal reflux and asthma

Stephen J. Sontag and Susan M. Harding

GI Motility online (2006)



On average, 75% of patients with pulmonary disease whose primary problem was GER and who had antireflux surgery because of the severe GER symptoms had improvement in their pulmonary symptoms.

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