Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance and pH Monitoring are Complementary Methods in the Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Children

ALTAY D., ÖZKAN T. M., ÖZGÜR T., Sahin N. U.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, vol.54, no.1, pp.22-26, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eurasianjmed.2022.20265
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.22-26
  • Keywords: Esophageal pH monitoring, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pediatric, ESOPHAGEAL PH, INFANTS
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Gastroesophageal reflux is considered to be a disease when reflux of gastric contents causes troublesome symptoms in infants and children. The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic value of the multichannel intraluminal impedance monitoring and only pH monitoring in the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease in infants and children.