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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2010, Article ID 857654, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/857654
Research Article

Induced Opening of the Gastroesophageal Junction Occurs at a Lower Gastric Pressure in Gerd Patients and in Hiatal Hernia Subjects than in Normal Control Subjects

Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

Received 29 April 2009; Revised 1 October 2009; Accepted 11 January 2010

Academic Editor: Robert Odze

Copyright © 2010 Anil Vegesna et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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