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Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion, 4th Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Shih GL, Brensinger C, Katzka DA, Metz DC: Postprandial esophageal integrated acidity is a reliable predictor of GERD Aliment Pharmacol Therap 21 : 1475-1482,2005.
Metz DC, Miner PB, Heuman DM, Chen Y, Sostek M: Comparison of the effects of intravenously and orally administered esomeprazole on acid output in patients with symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease Aliment Pharmacol Therap 22 : 813-821,2005.
Metz DC, Comer GM, Soffer E, Forsmark CE, Cryer B, Chey W, Pisegna JR: Three year oral pantoprazole administration is effective for patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and other hypersecretory conditions Aliment Pharmacol Therap 23 : 437-444,2006.
Pratha V, Hogan DL, Lynn RB, Field B, Metz DC: Intravenous Pantoprazole as Initial Treatment in Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and a History of Erosive Esophagitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial Dig Dis Sci 51 : 1595-1601,2006.
Blonski WC, Shih GL, Brensinger CM, Katzka DA, Metz DC: Analysis of the acidity index and integrated intragastric acidity in 645 patients presenting with gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms Sc J Gastroenterol 41 : 382-389,2006.
Yang YX, Lewis JD, Epstein S, Metz DC: Chronic proton pump inhibitor therapy and hip fracture risk JAMA 296 : 1595-1601,2006.
Lewis JD, Strom BL, Kimmel SE, Farrar J, Metz DC, Brensinger C, Nessel L, Localio AR: Predictors of recall of over-the-counter and prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug exposure Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15 : 39-45,2006.
Howden C, Metz DC, Hunt B, Majid V, Kukulka M, Amer F, Samra N.: Dose-Response Evaluation of the Antisecretory Effect of Continuous Infusion Intravenous Lansoprazole Regimens over 48 Hours Aliment Pharmacol Therap 23 : 975-984,2006.
Metz DC, Amer F, Hunt B, Majid V, Kukulka M.: Lansoprazole Regimens That Sustain Intragastric pH >6: An Evaluation of Intermittent Oral and Continuous IV Infusion Dosages Aliment Pharmacol Therap 23 : 985-995,2006.
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