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Diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease in children Diagnosing

@inproceedings{Liu2012DiagnosisOG,
  title={Diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease in children Diagnosing},
  author={Liu and K. Wong},
  year={2012}
}
  • Liu, K. Wong
  • Published 2012
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is a common physiological process in young infants, which is characterised by the involuntary passage of gastric contents into the lower oesophagus.1 In neonates, physiological GER is often noted due to the immaturity of lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS). Previous studies have indicated that ‘physiological reflux’ occurs in up to 85% of infants with a male-to-female preponderance of 1.6:1.2,3 The features of physiological GER in infants are that the reflux usually… CONTINUE READING

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