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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Expiratory Flow Increase Technique And Acid Esophageal Exposure In Infants Born Preterm With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.|
|Author:||Camy, Lia Franco Serrou|
Mezzacappa, Maria Aparecida
|Abstract:||To determine if an expiratory flow increase technique (EFIT) is associated with acid reflux episodes in infants born preterm with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). A crossover study was carried out. Eighteen subjects divided into 2 groups were randomly assigned to receive 2 EFIT sessions at 2 postprandial time points. Group 1 started 2 hours after feeding and group 2 started 3 hours after feeding. Esophageal acid exposure was assessed by the reflux index (RI) during EFIT and 20 minutes before EFIT by esophageal pH monitoring. A significant reduction in the RI was observed in group 1 with EFIT performed 2 hours after feeding. Group 2 showed no significant differences in RI values before and during EFIT in both postprandial periods. When EFIT is performed 2 and 3 hours after feeding, it is not associated with an increase in acid reflux episodes in infants born preterm with BPD.|
|Subject:||Analysis Of Variance|
Esophageal Ph Monitoring
Physical Therapy Modalities
|Citation:||Pediatric Physical Therapy : The Official Publication Of The Section On Pediatrics Of The American Physical Therapy Association. v. 23, n. 4, p. 328-33, 2011.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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