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Publications

The following publications on paediatric GOR and GORD have been kindly recommended by our Medical Advisory Board:

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people: diagnosis and management

This NICE guideline offers evidence-based advice on the recognition, diagnosis and management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people.

Guideline numbering: This guideline is the first to be produced using a new numbering system.

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Gastro-oesophageal reflux in children and young people

NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or service area. Each standard consists of a prioritised set of specific, concise and measurable statements. They draw on existing guidance, which provides an underpinning, comprehensive set of recommendations, and are designed to support the measurement of improvement.

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Pediatric Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Clinical Practice Guidelines:

Joint Recommendations of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (ESPGHAN)

Co-Chairs: YvanVandenplas and Colin D. Rudolph Committee Members: Carlo Di Lorenzo, Eric Hassall, Gregory Liptak, Lynnette Mazur, Judith Sondheimer, AnnamariaStaiano, Michael Thomson, Gigi Veereman-Wauters, and Tobias G. Wenzl Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 49:498-547 2009 by European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

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A Global, Evidence-Based Consensus on the Definition of Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease in the Pediatric Population

Philip M. hSerma n , MD1 , Eric Hassall , MD2 , Ulysses Fagundes-Neto , MD3 , Benjamin D. Gold, MD4 , Seiichi Kato, MD5 , Sibylle Koletzko, MD6 ,
Susan Orenstein , MD7 , Colin Rudolph, MD 8 i,Nmi sh aVkil M, D9 , 10 and Y van Vandenplas, MD 11 Am J Gastroenterol 2009; 104:1278-1295; doi:10.1038/ajg.2009.129; published online 31 March 2009.

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Characteristics of Children Receiving Proton Pump Inhibitors Continuously for Up to 11 Years Duration

ERIC HASSALL, MBCHB, FRCPC, WENDY KERR, RN, BSN, AND HASHEM B. EL-SERAG, MD, MPH J-pediatr. Volume 150, Issue 3, Pages 262-267.e1 (March 2007)

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Efficacy of Conservative Therapy as Taught in the Primary Care Setting for Symptoms Suggesting Infant Gastro-oesophageal Reflux

SUSAN R. ORENSTEIN, MD, AND JOHN D. MCGOWAN, BS, Volume 152, Issue 3, Pages 310-314.e1 (March 2008)

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Outcomes of fundoplication; Cause for concern, newer options

E Hassell Archives of Disease in Childhood 2005

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Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

Paul Moayyedi, Nicholas J Talley The Lancet, Volume 367, Issue 9528, Pages 2086 – 2100, 24 June 2006.

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Natural History and Familial Relationships of Infant Spilling to 9 Years of Age

James Martin, Nicole Pratt, J. Declan Kennedy, Philip Ryan, Richard E. Ruffin, Helen Miles and John Marley PEDIATRICS Vol. 109 No. 6 June 2002, pp. 1061-1067.

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Role of food protein intolerance in infants with persistent distress attributed to reflux esophagitis

David J. Hill, FRACP, Ralf G. Hine, MD, FRACP, Donald J. S. Cameron FRACP Antony G. Catto-Smith, MD, FRACP, Chung W. Chow, MD, FRCPA, Dorothy E. M. Francis, APD, and Clifford S. Hosking, MD, FRACP J-Pediatr. 2000 May; 136(5): 641-7

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Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Proton Pump Inhibitor Lansoprazole in Infants with Symptoms of Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease

SUSAN R. ORENSTEIN, MD, ERIC HASSALL, MBCHB, FRCPC, WANDA FURMAGA-JABLONSKA, MD, PHD, STUART ATKINSON, MBCHB,
AND MARSHA RAANAN, MS; J-pediatr. Volume 154, Issue 4, Pages 514-520.e4 (April 2009)

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Proton pump inhibitors in GORD An overview of their pharmacology, efficacy and safety

Vincenzo Savarinoa, Francesco Di Mariob, Carmelo Scarpignatoc,

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Therapy With Gastric Acidity Inhibitors Increases the Risk of Acute Gastroenteritis and Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children

Roberto Berni Canani, Pia Cirillo, Paola Roggero, Claudio Romano, Basilio Malamisura, Gianluca Terrin, Annalisa Passariello, Francesco Manguso, Lorenzo Morelli, Alfredo Guarino and for the Working Group on Intestinal Infections of the Italian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (SIGENP) Pediatrics 2006

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Risk of Community-Acquired Pneumonia and Use of Gastric Acid-Suppressive Drugs

Robert J. F. Laheij, PhD, Miriam C. J. M. Sturkenboom, PhD, Robert-Jan Hassing, MSc, Jeanne Dieleman, PhD, Bruno H. C. Stricker, MD, PhD, Jan B. M. J. Jansen, MD, PhD. JAMA. 2004.

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Systematic Review of the Risk of Enteric Infection in Patients Taking Acid Suppression

Jennifer Leonard, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., John K. Marshall, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.P.C., and Paul Moayyedi, B.Sc., M.B. Ch.B., Ph.D., M.P.H., F.R.C.P.(London), F.R.C.P.C. Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2007)

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Are We Overprescribing Antireflux Medications for Infants With Regurgitation?

Vikram Khoshoo, MD, PhD, Published online November 1, 2007. PEDIATRICS Vol. 120 No. 5 November 2007, pp. 946-949

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Infants and Proton Pump Inhibitors: Tribulations, No Trials
Susan R. Orenstein and Eric Hassall Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: October 2007 – Volume 45 – Issue 4 – p 395-398 doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e31812e011dEditorial

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Talk is Cheap, Often Effective: Symptoms in Infants Often Respond to Non-Pharmacologic Measures

Eric Hassall, MBChB, FRCPC, FACG J-Pediatr. Volume 152, Issue 3, Pages 301-303 (March 2008)

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Endoluminal Gastroplication

Medium-term Outcome of Endoluminal Gastroplication With the EndoCinch Device in Children

Thomson, Mike; Antao, Brice; Hall, Sharon; Afzal, Nadeem; Hurlstone, Paul; Swain, C Paul; Fritscher-Ravens, Annette. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: February 2008 – Volume 46 – Issue 2 – p 172-177
doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e31814d4de1

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Food allergy in under 19s: assessment and diagnosis

Children and young people up to their 19th birthday who have symptoms or signs that could suggest food allergy.

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