What is the role of esophageal clearance in 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

Esophageal clearance is similar in infants and adults, although evidence of reduced peristaltic activity in preterm infants has been reported.


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