UTSW Researchers Unveil Discovery About Acid Reflux

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Recent study performed by UTSW investigators show that reflux esophagitis may be caused by T-lymphocyte predominate esophageal inflammation and not as a result of chemical injury. Although PPIs (and other acid reducing agents) are still first line therapy, this new research may open the door for new medications that target cytokine mediated and inflammatory processes in the treatment of GERD.

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http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2521970

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