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manometry

[mə′näm·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The use of manometers to measure gas and vapor pressures.
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Follow up manometry at four months, showed reduction in lower esophageal sphincter pressure from 21.
The present study revealed no significant role for biofeedback therapy in the improvement of manometry in patients with fecal incontinence resulting from obstetric traumas in the short term (6 months).
Conclusions: Twenty-four-hour pH monitoring was found to be efficient in making a diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease, whereas esophageal manometry and vector volume analyses were not found to be efficient.
High-resolution impedance manometry using the Sandhill esophageal function test (EFT) catheter 38-channel probe (Sandhill Scientific Inc.
The patient was diagnosed with achalasia by upper endoscopy, barium swallow, and manometry which revealed no peristaltic activity of the esophagus and non-relaxation of the LES.
The gold standard for diagnosing achalasia is oesophageal manometry (6,7).
11] Antimony crystal-based pH catheter manufactured by Mediplus, UK, was inserted through nasogastric route till 5 cm proximal to the upper border of LES as determined by the prior manometry.
Barium swallow, upper GI endoscopy and esophageal manometry were done in all cases.
The calibration curve for manometry versus tonometry was determined by artificially raising the IOP in 5mmHg increments up to 50mmHg (10-50mmHg), in open stopcock mode.
Anorectal manometry and a rectal balloon expulsion are indicated in those who fail to respond to laxatives but defecography only when anorectal manometry and a rectal balloon expulsion are inconclusive for defecatory disorders.
Gastro-esophageal reflux disease was diagnosed by esophagogastroduodenoscopy, 24-h esophageal pH-metry, esophageal manometry.
These adverse outcomes can be reduced by up to 70% if manometry is used to limit laryngeal mask airway intracuff pressure to less than 60 cm[H.