Characterization and follow-up of esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction detected by high resolution manometry.

@article{PrezFernndez2016CharacterizationAF,
  title={Characterization and follow-up of esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction detected by high resolution manometry.},
  author={M-T P{\'e}rez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Cecilio Santander and Almudena Marinero and Diego Burgos-Santamar{\'i}a and Carlos Miguel Chavarr{\'i}a-Herbozo},
  journal={Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={116-26}
}
BACKGROUND Esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction (EGJOO) is a newly described diagnostic entity growing in importance due to the use of high resolution manometry (HRM). There is little knowledge regarding its incidence, etiopathogeny, long-term evolution, and most suitable treatment. Our objective was to increase the awareness of EGJOO to optimize the management of these patients. METHODS We conducted a historical (retrospective and prospective) study of patients diagnosed with EGJOO… CONTINUE READING