Vomiting and gastroesophageal motor activity in children with disorders of the central nervous system.

@article{Ravelli1998VomitingAG,
  title={Vomiting and gastroesophageal motor activity in children with disorders of the central nervous system.},
  author={Alberto M. Ravelli and Peter J. Milla},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={56-63}
}
BACKGROUND Vomiting is common in children with disorders of the central nervous system (CNS) and is usually ascribed to gastroesophageal reflux (GER). However, recent acquisitions on the pathophysiology of vomiting suggest that the dysmotility of the foregut may be more widespread. METHODS Fifty-five children with CNS disorders, 50 of whom suffered from retching and/or vomiting (18 following fundoplication) were studied. We assessed GER by 24 hour pH monitoring and endoscopy, gastric… CONTINUE READING
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