Ph. Lallemand

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In 560 endoscopy examinations performed on infants with severe vomiting, no esophagitis was found without endoscopic herniation of the gastroesophageal junction. The length of the abdominal esophagus therefore appears fundamental in reflux studies. Sonography is one of few techniques able to define the abdominal esophagus in vivo, both in terms of its(More)
The value of a combination of ultrasound studies and barium swallow examination in the analysis of temporal relationships between apnea and reflux is demonstrated. The two techniques allow acute apneic spells induced by gastroesophageal reflux to be documented and underlying specific digestive tract disorders demonstrated. The high incidence of digestive(More)
La multiplicité même des techniques témoigne des difficultés d’exploration du reflux gastro-œsophagien de l’enfant, difficultés liées au caractère parcellaire des renseignements fournis par les différents moyens d’exploration. La comparaison de l’échographie à l’endoscopie et à la pHmétrie permet en précisant la Physiopathologie du reflux, de lui restituer(More)
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