GERD therapy associated with IPF survival in small study (AJRCCM ...

GERD is extremely common in people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and chronic microaspiration has long been suspected of playing a role in the pathogenesis of IPF.

In a retrospective review, Joyce Lee, Jay Ryu, Harold Collard et al collected records on 84 patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from UCSF, and 120 from Mayo...

Source: PulmCCM Central

Increased Prevalence of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Patients with ...
Abstract. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive, fatal interstitial lung disease (ILD) of unknown etiology. Introduction of acid into ...

Reflux & IPF - Discussion - Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Patients ...
This does not mean GERD alone causes IPF B) acid reflux from GERD has in fact been shown to cause PF. I had some severe reflux in my past, ...

Gastroesophageal Reflux and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Review
Whilst lower oesophageal liquid acid reflux leading to heartburn is ... Sole treatment of acid gastroesophageal reflux in idiopathic pulmonary. Fibrosis a ...

IPF and GERD - Discussion - Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Patients ...
I was diagnosed with IPF in Dec 2010. ... I also use an acid reflux wedge and my oxygen at night. By Birmingham-Ed; Reply 3114197; June 4, 2012 at 5:38 pm; Report post;

High prevalence of abnormal acid gastro-oesophageal reflux in ...
To the Editors: The role of gastro-oesophageal reflux in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has been given little consideration in the literature ...

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