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Does infant gastro-oesophageal reflux really deserve medical attention?
  1. V Declich,
  2. L Badina,
  3. A Ventura
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Laura Badina, Department of Paediatrics, Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, via dell'Istria 65, 34137 Trieste, Italy; lau.bad{at}gmail.com

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Vandenplas et al1 report the effectiveness of a specially designed bed for postural treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR)-associated symptoms. This conclusion is in contrast with a Cochrane review that already concluded that supine position with elevation of the head does not have any effect on regurgitation and acid reflux in developmentally normal infants.2 In our opinion, the methodological …

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