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Title: High-resolution esophageal pressure topography is superior to conventional sleeve manometry for the detection of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations associated with a reflux event
Authors: Rohof, W O A ×
Boeckxstaens, Guy
Hirsch, D P #
Issue Date: May-2011
Publisher: Blackwell Science
Series Title: Neurogastroenterology and Motility vol:23 issue:5 pages:427-32, e173
Article number: 10.1111/j.1365-2982.2010.01654.x
Abstract: Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESRs) are the main mechanism underlying gastro-esophageal reflux and are detected during manometric studies using well defined criteria. Recently, high-resolution esophageal pressure topography (HREPT) has been introduced and is now considered as the new standard to study esophageal and lower esophageal sphincter (LES) function. In this study we performed a head-to-head comparison between HREPT and conventional sleeve manometry for the detection of TLESRs.
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ISSN: 1350-1925
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Translational Research in GastroIntestinal Disorders
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