Oesophogeal PH Monitoring for Gastro-Oesophogeal Reflux in Infants and Children

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Wiley, Jun 16, 1992 - Medical - 266 pages
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Long-term oesophageal pH monitoring has become widely accepted as the principle investigation for the diagnosis of gastro-oesophageal reflux pathology, especially in infants and children. Due to the number of publications applying this investigation technique, it has become necessary to standardize the various methodologies. It begins with an account of the embryology, anatomy and innervation of the upper gastrointestinal tract followed by symptoms and pathogenesis as well as an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of different investigation techniques.

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Development of the upper gastrointestinal tract
Symptomatology of gastrooesophageal reflux
Pathophysiology of GOR and its symptoms

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Vrije University Brussels.

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