The incidence of gastroesophageal reflux in preterm infants.

Abstract

We observed an increased incidence of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in a group of preterm infants. Seventy-five infants (birth weight 1117 +/- 242 gm, gestational age 30 +/- 3 weeks) were tested within 1 week before hospital discharge (37 to 38 weeks postconceptional age). All of the infants had a two-channel pneumocardiogram and a 1-hour esophageal pH… (More)

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics