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Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Sep;1232:401-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06060.x.

Esophageal disease in pediatrics.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Sections of Neonatology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Nutrition, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Abstract

The following on esophageal disease in pediatrics contains commentaries on acquisition of neuromuscular maturation; physiology of esophageal peristaltic and sphincteric reflexes; implications for clinical practice; and conditions that predispose to severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in children with potential risk for esophageal cancer.

© 2011 New York Academy of Sciences.

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