Dousing the fire? Jury still out on anti-reflux surgery in IPF

A much anticipated Phase 2 study looking at gastroesophageal reflux surgery in patients with IPF that failed to meet its primary endpoint illustrates that the selection of a trial endpoint is critical, an expert says. Published in Lancet Respiratory the WRAP-IPF study randomly assigned 29 patients with IPF and abnormal gastro-oesophageal reflux (GER) to receive laparoscopic ...

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