Gastroesophageal reflux in the neonate.

  title={Gastroesophageal reflux in the neonate.},
  author={Sudarshan R Jadcherla},
  journal={Clinics in perinatology},
  volume={29 1},
Physiologic GER may be a maturational phenomenon, because infants outgrow this over time. Many aspects of GERD in neonates and young infants remain incompletely understood, however, particularly the pathophysiology and long-term problems in high-risk neonates. Diagnostic and therapeutic availability is vital in infants with GER and airway compromise, apnea events, or chronic lung disease. Although most infants improve with conservative therapy, there is a dire lack of ideal pharmacologic agents… CONTINUE READING

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