Cisapride in management of chronic pediatric constipation.

@article{Halabi1999CisaprideIM,
  title={Cisapride in management of chronic pediatric constipation.},
  author={Issam M Halabi},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          199-202
        }
}
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to explore the use of cisapride in the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in children. METHODS Seventy-nine children were screened. Seventy-three of them met the selection criteria that included clinical, laboratory, radiologic, and histopathologic investigations. These patients entered a week-long phase I of disimpaction using lactulose. Four of them were noncompliant and thus were excluded from the next phase. In phase II sixty-nine patients… CONTINUE READING
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