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    Gastroesophageal Reflux

    In pediatric gastroesophageal reflux, immaturity of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) function is manifested by frequent transient lower esophageal relaxations (tLESRs), which result in the retrograde flow of gastric contents into the esophagus.

    Digestive System Anatomy and Physiology

    Learn about the digestive system here.


    Appendicitis (also known epityphlitis) is the inflammation of the appendix which is a small finger-like appendage attached to the cecum.

    Gastrointestinal & Renal Diseases in Pregnancy

    There are several gastrointestinal discomforts that a pregnant woman experiences, yet there are some symptoms that might indicate a worsening condition.

    4 Appendectomy Nursing Care Plans

    Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. Here are 4 nursing care plans for appendectomy