Acid and non-acid reflux during physiotherapy in young children with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Doumit2012AcidAN,
  title={Acid and non-acid reflux during physiotherapy in young children with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Michael Doumit and Usha Krishnan and Adam Jaff{\'e} and Yvonne Belessis},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={119-24}
}
BACKGROUND Gastro-esophageal reflux (GOR) may contribute to lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis (CF). There is conflicting evidence regarding the effect of chest physiotherapy (CPT) in the head-down position on GOR. Furthermore, there is currently no evidence on the impact of physiotherapy on GOR as assessed by pH-multichannel intraluminal impedance (pH-MII). AIMS (1) To characterize GOR in young children with CF. (2) To determine whether the head-down position during physiotherapy… CONTINUE READING