Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in children: influence on gastroesophageal reflux.

@article{Launay1996PercutaneousEG,
  title={Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in children: influence on gastroesophageal reflux.},
  author={V Launay and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Gottrand and Dominique Turck and Langis Michaud and Simon Jonas Ategbo and J. P. Farriaux},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1996},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={726-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Few data exist in the literature about the relationship between percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) and gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in children, and the data that do exist are contradictory. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of PEG on GER. METHODS Twenty children underwent PEG for enteral nutrition. They were 55 +/- 55 months old and weighed 13 +/- 10 kg. A pH study was performed before and after PEG without treatment when GER status was unknown (n = 10… CONTINUE READING

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