Prospective evaluation of esophageal motor dysfunction in Down's syndrome

@article{Zrate2001ProspectiveEO,
  title={Prospective evaluation of esophageal motor dysfunction in Down's syndrome},
  author={Natalia Z{\'a}rate and Ferm{\'i}n Mear{\'i}n and Antonio Hidalgo and J R Malagelada},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={96},
  pages={1718-1724}
}
OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and way of presentation of esophageal motor dysfunction in a nonselected population of subjects with Down's syndrome.METHODS:The study was conducted in 58 Down's syndrome patients and 38 healthy controls. A global symptom score and individual scores for dysphagia for liquids and solids, heartburn, vomiting/regurgitation, and chest pain were obtained. Esophageal function was evaluated initially by scintigraphy using liquid and… CONTINUE READING

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