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  1. High prevalence of asymptomatic esophageal and gastric lesions in preterm infants in intensive care.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To establish the prevalence of upper gastrointestinal mucosal lesions in fullterm and preterm infants under stress.

    Design

    A prospective, cohort study.

    Setting

    Neonatal intensive care unit at a university teaching hospital.

    Patients

    Seventeen (14 preterm, 3 term; median gestational age 29.7 wks; median birth weight 1230g) consecutive, unselected infants treated in intensive care.

    Interventions

    Gastroscopy, using a prototype fiberoptic gastroscope designed for newborns, was performed for the first time at the age of 3 to 7 days.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Oesophage pathologie, Estomac pathologie, Asymptomatique, Prévalence, Muqueuse, Erosion, Endoscopie, Prématuré, Soin intensif, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil digestif pathologie, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Esophageal disease, Gastric disease, Asymptomatic, Prevalence, Mucosa, Erosion, Endoscopy, Premature, Intensive care, United States, North America, America, Digestive diseases, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0110051

    Code Inist : 002B27B11. Création : 199406.