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manometry

[mə′näm·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The use of manometers to measure gas and vapor pressures.
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between the severity of skin involvement with the severity of esophageal dysfunction, measured objectively by modified Rodnan skin score (MRSS) and esophageal manometry, respectively.
Repeat Barium swallow, at 12, showed moderately dilated esophagus with distal, smooth narrowing, typical of achalasia (Fig.1) subsequently, confirmed on esophageal manometry.
Diagnosis is done by esophageal manometry and upper GI endoscopy.
Aim: In this study, we aimed to compare the superiorities of esophageal manometry, vector volume analysis and 24-hour pH meter studies in showing gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Patients who do not improve with PPI therapy should be evaluated with esophageal manometry and/or impedance testing, with consideration for motility disorders or ongoing non-acid reflux contributing to their pathophysiology.
This may be demonstrated by a conventional or a high-resolution postsurgical esophageal manometry that may reveal alterations including absence of or uncoordinated peristaltic waves, simultaneous contractions, low amplitude contractions, and high base-line pressure (9,10).
DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR OSA ADULTS: Respiratory effort related arousal (RERA) is an event characterized by increasing respiratory effort for 10 seconds or longer leading to an arousal from sleep, but one that does not full fill the criteria for a hypoapnea or apnea the criterion standard to measure RERAS is esophageal manometry.
The company's principal product line consists of capsule endoscopy products and esophageal manometry and pH monitoring products.
Esophageal manometry. During this test, a special tube is passed into the esophagus to measure both the muscle function during swallowing and the function of the lower esophageal sphincter.
Ordering esophageal manometry would be the right choice if a dysmotility disorder were suspected; however, a recent-onset dysmotility disorder would be unusual in an aged individual, and in any case, it would typically present with both liquid and solid food dysphagia.
Her preoperative workup included esophageal manometry which revealed evidence of esophageal body aperistalsis and incomplete LES relaxation.
Adjunct tests that may be used in distinguishing EE and GERD are 24-hour pH probe tests, esophageal manometry, and endoscopic ultrasound.

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