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

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: November 25, 2009
Last updated: July 9, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
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.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Enrollment: 2210
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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: NCT01020890

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

Responsible Party: MC MD, AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01020890     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-GBG-NEX-2009/1
Study First Received: November 25, 2009
Last Updated: July 9, 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 processed this record on August 17, 2017