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BMC Gastroenterology

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GERD assessment including pH metry predicts a high response rate to PPI standard therapy

  • Arne Kandulski1,
  • Ulrich Peitz1, 2,
  • Klaus Mönkemüller1, 3,
  • Helmut Neumann1, 4,
  • Jochen Weigt1 and
  • Peter Malfertheiner1Email author
BMC Gastroenterology201313:12

Received: 24 September 2012

Accepted: 9 January 2013

Published: 16 January 2013

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Original Submission
24 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Fabio Pace
22 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tomas Navarro-Rodriguez
19 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Arne Kandulski
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
16 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-230X-13-12

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
Department of Internal Medicine II and Gastroenterology
Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Marienhospital Bottrop
Department of Medicine 1, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg