Which procedures are used in the workup of pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Updated: Mar 14, 2019
  • Author: Steven M Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Answer

The following procedures are used to visually assess the esophagus and stomach:

  • Esophageal manometry

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

Biopsies may also be performed during esophagogastroduodenoscopy for histopathologic evaluation.


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