W.B. Saunders for the American Gastroenterological Association
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology vol:12 issue:7 pages:1101-1107.e1
The gastric acid pocket is believed to be the reservoir from which acid reflux events originate. Little is known about how changes in position, size, and acidity of the acid pocket contribute to the therapeutic effect of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).