Table 2 Gastro-oesophageal reflux indices in cystic fibrosis patients
IndexNon-transplanted, nā€Š=ā€Š23Transplanted, nā€Š=ā€Š10
Acid exposure, %5.5 (2.9 to 13.2)7.1 (1.2 to 13.2)
Volume exposure, %1.7 (1.2 to 2.4)1.2 (0.9 to 1.5)
Total number of reflux events66 (51 to 85)61 (41 to 98)
Number of acid reflux events40 (29 to 57)42 (16 to 78)
Number of weakly acidic reflux events23 (16 to 32)16 (6 to 30)
Number of reflux events reaching 15 cm above LOS22 (16 to 37)22 (6 to 43)
  • Results are expressed as median (25th to 75th percentile).LOS, lower oesophageal sphincter.