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Topic: Tests, upper GI tract

  1. Brochure: Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants and Children


    By: Carlo DiLorenzo, MD; Mark S. Glassman, MD

    This article is intended to answer some commonly asked questions from parents/caregivers of infants and children with gastroesophageal reflux (GER). GER is the movement of stomach contents into the esophagus.

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  2. Fact Sheet: Antroduodenal Manometry: Questions and Answers


    By: Carlo DiLorenzo, MD

    Your child is scheduled for a specialized test called antroduodenal manometry. This information will help to prepare you and your child so the experience is as successful as it can be.

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  3. Fact Sheet: Report from IFFGD Research Award Winner: Symptoms Arising from Non-Acid Reflux in Children


    By: Rachel Rosen, MD, MPH

    Because of the large public health impact of chronic respiratory disease, doctors have been searching for a cause for these high rates of disease. One factor implicated as a cause is gastroesophageal reflux (GER). Despite acid blocking medications, some patients continue to experience severe respiratory symptoms. One explanation is that patients are experiencing relux that is missed by currently available tests and that is not effectively treated by acid suppression medications. This reflux has been termed "non-acid reflux."

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  4. Fact Sheet: Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children and Adolescents


    By: Information Adapted from the National Diseases Information Clearinghouse NIH

    Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when stomach contents reflux, or back up, into the esophagus during or after a meal. GER often begins in infancy, but only a small number of infants continue to have GER as older children. This article discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of GER in children.

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