Clinical correlations in infants in the neonatal intensive care unit with varying severity of gastroesophageal reflux.

@article{Khalaf2001ClinicalCI,
  title={Clinical correlations in infants in the neonatal intensive care unit with varying severity of gastroesophageal reflux.},
  author={Mazer Khalaf and Rachel Porat and Nancy L. Brodsky and Vineet Bhandari},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={45-9}
}
BACKGROUND Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is frequently a benign condition in infancy with spontaneous resolution. In the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), however, it can add to neonatal morbidity if not adequately diagnosed and treated. The objective of the current study was to analyze factors associated with GER in infants in the NICU and correlate them with the severity of the disease. METHODS All infants in the NICU (n = 150; born November 1994 through April 1999) who were evaluated by… CONTINUE READING

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