First of all, ‘GOR’ should be distinguished from ‘GOR disease’ or ‘pathological GOR’. ‘GOR’ usually refers to an episode of reflux of the gastric contents into the oesophagus. This is a normal phenomenon at all ages. Classifying it as pathological GOR or GOR disease is dependent on the severity as defined by various objective criteria. I infer from the article that the authors implicitly refer to ‘GOR disease’ when using their term, ‘GOR’, as all these subjects needed surgery for it.
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