A critical appraisal of current management practices for infant regurgitation – recommendations of a working party

@article{Vandenplas1997ACA,
  title={A critical appraisal of current management practices for infant regurgitation – recommendations of a working party},
  author={Yvan Vandenplas and Dominique Belli and Pierre-Yves Benhamou and Samy Cadranel and Jean Paul C{\'e}zard and Salvatore Cucchiara and Christophe Dupont and Christophe Faure and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Gottrand and Eric Hassall and H. Heymans and C. M. Frank Kneepkens and Bhupinder Kaur Sandhu},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={1997},
  volume={156},
  pages={343-357}
}
Regurgitation is a common manifestation in infants below the age of 1 year and a frequent reason of counselling of general practitioners and paediatricians. Current management starts with postural and dietary measures, followed by antacids and prokinetics. Recent issues such as an increased risk of sudden infant death in the prone sleeping position and persistent occult gastro-oesophageal reflux in a subset of infants receiving milk thickeners or thickened “anti-regurgitation formula” challenge… CONTINUE READING