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Table 5 Detailed information of 19 patients without pathologic AET and positive reflux-cough association

From: Typical symptoms and not positive reflux-cough correlation predict cure of gastroesophageal reflux disease related chronic cough after laparoscopic fundoplication: a retrospective study

Hiatal hernia Typical symptoms No. of reflux episodes ≥73 DeMeester scores ≥14.7 No response to PPI Partial response to PPI Complete response to PPI No use of PPI No. of patients Cough cured or significantly improved
yes yes     yes    5 5
yes yes      yes   2 2
yes yes    yes     1 1
yes yes       yes 1 1
yes yes yes    yes    1 0
yes yes yes      yes 1 1
yes      yes    1 0
yes        yes 1 0
  yes yes    yes    1 1
  yes yes      yes 1 1
  yes     yes    1 1
  yes       yes 2 0
yes yes   yes yes     1 0