Patolog??a gastrointestinal en ni??os con par??lisis cerebral infantil y otras discapacidades neurol??gicas

  • González Jiménez D
  • Díaz Martin J
  • Bousoño García C
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Abstract

Recent data suggest that, contrary to initial expectations with improvements in perinatal medici??ne, the prevalence of cerebral palsy has not decreased over the last 20 years. Gastrointestinal disorders are a major chronic problem in most of children with cerebral palsy and in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. A multidisciplinary approach, with input from neurologists, gastroenterologists, nurses, dieticians and other specialists, can make a major contribution to the medical wellbeing and quality of life of these children and their caregivers. This article focuses on diagnostic methods and therapeutic options available for major nutritional and gastrointestinal problems in patients with neurological disabilities: gastroesophageal reflux, constipation and swallowing disorders. ?? 2010 Asociaci??n Espa??ola de Pediatr??a. Publicado por Elsevier Espa??a, S.L. Todos los derechos reservados.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Constipation
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux
  • Swallowing

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Authors

  • D. González Jiménez

  • J. J. Díaz Martin

  • C. Bousoño García

  • S. Jiménez Treviño

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