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1

MC esophageal disorder in children of all ages

GERD

2

T/F GER occurs physio- logically every day in all infants, older children, and adults

T

3

the primary mechanism allowing reflux to occur, and is defined as simultaneous relaxation of both LES and the surrounding crura

TLESR

4

T/F TLESRs occur independent of swallowing

T

5

TLESRs reduce LES pressure to ___mm Hg , and last ___; they appear by __ wk of gestation

0-2 (above gastric), 10-60 sec, 26

6

Main stimulus for TLESRs

Gastric distension

7

Infant reflux becomes evident in the 1st few mo of life, peaks at ___, and resolves in up to 88% by ___ and in nearly all by ___

4 mo, 12 mo, 24 mo