publication . Article . 2012

Assessment of gastroesophageal reflux in children (2-12 Month) based on clinical findings and ultrasonography

farzad jasemi zergani;
  • Published: 01 Jul 2012
Introduction: Gastroesophageal reflux is a common gastrointestinal disorder among infants, which can cause complications, such as esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus if its diagnosis and treatment are delayed. On the other hand, similarity of Gastro esophageal Reflux symptoms with symptoms of other childhood diseases makes its diagnosis and treatment difficult. So a proper tool for early screening and diagnostic test is essential. Methods: This study was conducted on 221 infants(2 to 12 months) with initial symptoms of gastro esophageal reflux(frequent vomiting, restlessness after feeding, no weight gain, coughing repeatedly and refusing to eat) that referred to...
Medical Subject Headings: digestive system diseasesdigestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Gastroesophageal reflux, Infants, Ultrasound, Clinical findings., Medicine (General), R5-920
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