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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Stein, HJ; Singh, S; Demeester, TR 
Title:
'Efficacy' of esophageal peristalsis: a manometric parameter to quantify esophageal body dysfunction. 
Abstract:
Esophageal motor abnormalities are currently categorized into separate entities based on standard manometry. The clinical significance of these categories is controversial. We evaluated whether ambulatory 24-h esophageal motility monitoring improves the assessment of patients thought to have a primary esophageal motor disorder. Standard and ambulatory 24-h esophageal motility records of 30 healthy volunteers and 136 symptomatic patients were compared. Regression analysis was used to identify par...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dis Esophagus 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
297-303 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1120-8694 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik