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Table 1 Patient population

From: Antroduodenal motility in neurologically handicapped children with feeding intolerance

Patient Number Age (y) Diagnosis Symptoms Feeding Route UGI Gastric Emptying EGD PEG Fundoplication Other Medications
            H2RA Cisapride
1 9 CP GER vomiting
retching
oral paraesophageal hernia normal normal   + gastric bezoar   
2 4 feeding aversion vomiting
retching
gastrostomy esophageal dysmotility ND esophagitis +    + +
3 3 Down's syndrome gagging
retching
gastrostomy normal delayed normal   +    
4 2 cerebral dysgenesis seizures Irritability jejunostomy GER delayed esophagitis +     omeprazole
5 5 chromosome 19 deletion, GER subglotic stenosis retching gastrostomy normal normal ND   +    
6 4 hydrocephalus retching gastrostomy normal normal normal + +   +  
7 1 CP irritability gastrostomy paraesophageal hernia normal normal   +   + +
8 2 1/2 cerebral atrophy recurrent aspiration pneumonia vomiting gastrostomy GER normal normal +    + +
9 2 diphragmatic hernia GER vomiting jejunostomy GER delayed ND +   surgical jejunostomy + +
10 5 CP spina bifida retching
bloating
constipation
jejunostomy normal normal normal   + surgical jejunostomy + +
11 9 Floating Harbour syndrome retained food
vomiting
oral ND rapid retained food + +   + +
12 17 mitochondrial disease vomiting
diarrhea
retching
gagging
bloating
gastrostomy esophageal dysmotility delayed normal   +   + +
13 3 CP GER retching
gagging
gastrostomy ND normal normal   +    +
14 6 charge syndrome chromosome 13 Deletion retching
gagging
gastrostomy normal normal esophagitis   +   + +
15 2 CP hepatoblasoma vomiting gastrostomy paraesophageal hernia delayed normal   + Nissen breakdown liver resection pyloroplasty + +
16 1 CP vomiting gastrostomy GER delayed esophagitis surgical gastrostomy - pyloroplasty + +
17 2 feeding aversion vomiting gastrostomy normal + normal +    + +
18 10 CP seizures hydrocephalus vomiting
retching
gagging
bloating
TPN + +    +   + +
  1. GER: gastroesophageal reflux CP: cerebral palsy: NE: not done TPN: total parenteral nutiriton