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Esophageal Motility and Airway Defenses Among Infants

2014-08-27 03:55:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Feeding difficulties and airway related consequences contribute significantly to the infant mortality and morbidity. Some of these problems may be dependent on neural control and muscular function. Prematurity, congenital anomalies and perinatal depression represent three important conditions in infants, that may have feeding and airway difficulties.Development of motility of the foregut and the adaptation during normal and disease in developing infants is unclear.

Description

With the aid of small clinical research funding from the NIDDK, in this proposal, we have developed methods to safely evaluate foregut motility in relation to breathing among high risk infants. We are using simultaneous esophageal motility studies, swallowing and respiratory measurements in this evaluation.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Infant, Premature, Diseases

Intervention

This is not an interventional study.

Location

Columbus Childrens Hospital
Columbus
Ohio
United States
43205

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:12-0400

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