Gastro-oesophageal reflux, either singly or in association with postnasal drip and/or asthma is considered to be a cause of chronic cough. The amount and nature of gastro-oesophageal reflux however is often normal with acid suppression having very little, if any therapeutic effect in these patients. This review examines the challenges posed when exploring the reflux-cough link, and discusses the merits and limitations of the proposed mechanisms of reflux leading to cough.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Association of Physicians of India|
|Issue number||SPEC. ISSUE 3|
|State||Published - May 2013|
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