The Potential Benefits of Applying Recent Advances in Esophageal Motility Testing in Patients with Esophageal Atresia

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Rommel, Nathalie; Rayyan, Maissa; Scheerens, Charlotte; Omari, Taher;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Pediatrics,volume 5 (issn: 2296-2360, eissn: 2296-2360)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5478877, doi: 10.3389/fped.2017.00137
  • Subject: REPAIR | Life Sciences & Biomedicine | ADULTS | dysphagia | high-resolution manometry | CHICAGO CLASSIFICATION | NONOBSTRUCTIVE DYSPHAGIA | Science & Technology | pressure flow analysis | FOLLOW-UP | AUTOMATED IMPEDANCE-MANOMETRY | CHILDREN | Review | Pediatrics | GASTROESOPHAGEAL-REFLUX | esophageal atresia | dysmotility | MULTICHANNEL INTRALUMINAL IMPEDANCE | FLOW TIME
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Infants and children with esophageal atresia commonly present with swallowing dysfunction or dysphagia. Dysphagia can lead to a range of significant consequences such as aspiration pneumonia, malnutrition, dehydration, and food impaction. To improve oral intake, the cli... View more
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