Prevalence of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Primary Care Patients With Upper Gastrointestinal Symptoms

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 26, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 12, 2010
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to provide data on the gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) prevalence as percentage of patients with upper gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms that are identified with GERD using the Gerd-Q Questionnaire.

Condition or disease
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 2210 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Cross-sectional Study on the Prevalence of GERD in Primary Care Patients With Upper GI Symptoms Using the GERD-Q. The Bulgarian GERD-Q Study
Study Start Date : November 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: GERD
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with upper gastrointestinal symptoms

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of oesophageal, gastric or duodenal surgery
  • Current treatment with antiinflammatory drugs, including OTC
  • Current treatment with proton pump inhibitors ang H2-blockers

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01020890

Research Site
Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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Burgas, Bulgaria
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Dobrich, Bulgaria
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Pleven, Bulgaria
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Russe, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
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Varna, Bulgaria
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Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria
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Vratsa, Bulgaria
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Yambol, Bulgaria
Sponsors and Collaborators

Responsible Party: MC MD, AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01020890     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-GBG-NEX-2009/1
First Posted: November 26, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
GERD diagnosis
GERD patients' characteristics

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases