Mechanisms of gastroesophageal reflux in obstructive sleep apnoea [ 2012 - 2015 ]

Also known as: Gastroesophageal Reflux and Sleep Apnoea

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Researchers: Prof Peter Eastwood (Principal investigator) ,  Prof David Hillman Prof Richard Holloway Dr Kelly Shepherd

Brief description The symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn and acid burning) are extremely common in individuals with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), especially during sleep (nocturnal reflux). The reasons for this are unclear. This research project will investigate the reasons for this increased occurrence of reflux in OSA.

Funding Amount $AUD 462,214.37

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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