Long-term maintenance treatment with omeprazole in children with healed erosive oesophagitis: a prospective study.

@article{Hassall2012LongtermMT,
  title={Long-term maintenance treatment with omeprazole in children with healed erosive oesophagitis: a prospective study.},
  author={Eric Hassall and Ross Shepherd and Sibylle Koletzko and Michael Radke and Catherine Henderson and P. Lundborg},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={368-79}
}
BACKGROUND Short-term studies show that PPIs heal erosive esophagitis in children. There are no prospective studies that examine long-term maintenance therapy of erosive esophagitis in children with and without underlying GERD-predisposing disorders. AIM To determine prospectively the dose of omeprazole needed to maintain remission of erosive oesophagitis and reflux symptoms in children. METHODS Patients aged 1-16 years with healed erosive reflux oesophagitis after omeprazole treatment (0.7… CONTINUE READING

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