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Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: Posture is important

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 26 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:236
  1. Norman K Gibbon, retired consultant urologist (
  1. Liverpool L37 2EY

    Editor—Fox and Forgacs do not mention the effects of posture on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in their review. 1 Controlled trials are not possible in this respect, but some weight must be given to the experience of many patients and doctors.

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