Gastroesophageal reflux in the older child: presentation, response to treatment and long-term follow-up.

@article{Treem1991GastroesophagealRI,
  title={Gastroesophageal reflux in the older child: presentation, response to treatment and long-term follow-up.},
  author={William R. Treem and Patricia M Davis and Jeffrey S. Hyams},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={435-40}
}
Much attention has been focused on the natural history of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in neurologically normal infants which generally resolves by two years of age. In contrast, little is known of the outcome of GER diagnosed in normal older children. The charts of 32 children (21 males) without neurologic or esophageal anatomic abnormalities, age 3.5 to 16 years (mean = 9.8) at the time of diagnosis, were reviewed. Diagnosis was based on suggestive presenting symptoms and evaluation of… CONTINUE READING