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Table 1 Patient characteristics and outcome

From: Fundoplication in chronic intractable cough

N 47
Women 36
Age (Median, Range) 55 (32–79)
Duration of cough in years (Median, Range) 5.0 (1–30)
Peptic symptoms present in 85%
Significant acid reflux present in 72%
Decreased lower oesophageal sphincter pressure 28%
Response to treatment 64%
 Complete 45%
 Partial 19%