[24-hour measurement of pH and its significance in the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux in children].

Abstract

During 1987-1989 the authors examined 57 patients; reflux disease was detected in 33 (i.e. 57.89%). In the group of patients where the indication for examination was based on symptomatology typical for respiratory diseases, they found a higher rate of positive findings--62%. The authors draw attention to some methodological problems of 24-hour pH-metry… (More)

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