Search
Close this search box.

Watch: Reflux related issues in in children born with OA/TOF Q&A

Our latest Q&A session, “Reflux related issues in children born with OA/TOF”, is now live.

Thanks to Mr. Iain Yardley, Consultant Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon & Head of Paediatric Surgery at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, who joined us to answer your questions.

[Tip: You can use the links below to jump to the relevant section on YouTube]

00:00 Welcome

01:10 What is reflux and why is it important?

04:48 So how long does it reflux last, and can it return if it does settle?

07:08 What are the specific symptoms of reflux?

08:56 Is dribbling the symptom of reflux in infants?

09:27 What are the symptoms of reflux in older children?

10:39 Can reflux affect milk teeth?

11:09 What are the potential problems of long-term night time reflux?

11:51 My child is on medication but wakes most nights crying with reflux. Is there anything we can do?

14:17 What is silent reflux?

15:52 Can reflux be managed without medication or surgery?

17:58 Are there other medical options?

20:27 Should all OA/TOF children be on omeprazole?

22:36 Would oesophagitis be a trigger for starting medication?

24:36 When and how can medication be stopped?

27:24 Will someone with long gap atresia always have reflux?

28:00 Are PPIs safe for long term use?

32:01 Can I probiotics be used when taking a PPI?

32:23 Can dysmotility affect the whole GI tract?

33:44 Can eating standing up help with reflux?

34:42 How do you feed a one-year-old with dysmotility?

37:01 How is reflux affected by having a gastric pull up?

39:31 Is fundoplication a permanent solution to acid reflux?

44:23 Is there a link between osteoporosis and PPI use?

46:24 Can reflux affect your oxygen saturation at night?

46:57 Is waking up thirsty at night a sign of reflux?

48:03 Does medication like Gaviscon act as a PPI?

49:36 What is the best way to reduce or stop PPI use?

51:09 What is the impact for people who have had colonic interposition with no lower oesophageal sphincter to stop reflux?

52:39 Syrup or tablets. Which works better for babies under 6 months?

53:41 Is Domperidone still prescribed?

57:15 Can being fed via a jejunal tube affect reflux?

58:17 Any tips on managing dysmotility?

58:48 How often should people be checked for Barratts Oesophagus?

59:27 My baby gets sick when I stop his PPI. Do they have severe reflux?

1:00:14 Would probiotics improve the gut biome?

1:00:46 Are there a test to check motility in the oesophagus?

1:01:37 What is the maximum recommended dose of omeprazole in children?

1:02:53 Can reflux cause gagging and feeding aversion?

1:03:24 Can PPIs cause upset stomach and gas?

1:03:36 Can we stop PPIs after a successful fundoplication?

1:04:53 Can reflux cause an additional stricture lower in the oesophagus?

Share our news

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
WhatsApp

More Articles

Ross Jeavons - race to the king

Ross Races to the King

Ross Jeavons took on the gruelling Race to the King ultrarun for TOFS at the weekend. Here he is crossing the finish line after completing the 64 mile (103KM) run

Read More »