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Infant esphageal problem
I had never heard "milk scan" before I moved to Arkansas, so maybe it is a
Southern thing...it is a name for a radionuclide upper GI aka "tech scan"
(technecium) rather than barium however.
Vikki Stefans, pediatric physiatrist (rehab doc for kids) and working
Mom of Sarah T. and Michael C., aka email@example.com
Arkansas Children's Hospital/ U of A for Medical Sciences, Little Rock
...and EVERY mom is a working mom! (OK, dads too...)
On Sat, 5 Oct 1996, Cathy Cook wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Sep 1996 ICTTOR@aol.com wrote:
> > Sounds like Sandifer's syndrome - difficulty coordinating breathing with
> > sucking - child hyperextends to breathe. Both NG and G-tube will be a
> > problem in this child - both exacerbate reflux especially when feeds are
> > given overnight. Suggest referral to respirologist as well as milk scan.
> What exactly is a "milk scan"? An esophageal scan using barium
> impregnated with milk?