Gastroesophageal reflux in preterm infants: norms for extended distal esophageal pH monitoring.


BACKGROUND Preterm infants are predisposed to gastroesophageal reflux, which may manifest itself in many ways ranging from failure to thrive to vomiting. Extended distal esophageal pH monitoring is the gold standard for diagnosing reflux in the preterm infants and it is our objective to establish extended distal esophageal pH norms (reference values) for… (More)


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