Title: Balloon dilation of the esophago-gastric junction affects lower and upper esophageal sphincter function in achalasia
Authors: Wauters, Lien
Van Oudenhove, Lukas
Selleslagh, Margot
Vanuytsel, Tim
Boeckxstaens, Guy
Tack, Jan
Omari, Taher
Rommel, Nathalie # ×
Issue Date: Jan-2014
Publisher: Blackwell Science
Series Title: Neurogastroenterology and Motility vol:26 issue:1 pages:69-76
Abstract: Pneumatic dilation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) in achalasia has an unappreciated effect on upper esophageal sphincter (UES) function. We studied UES pressure patterns at baseline and alterations in UES parameters resulting from therapy.
ISSN: 1350-1925
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Translational Research in GastroIntestinal Disorders
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