Clinical and surgical relevance of the progressive phases of intrathoracic migration of the gastroesophageal junction in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

@article{Mattioli1998ClinicalAS,
  title={Clinical and surgical relevance of the progressive phases of intrathoracic migration of the gastroesophageal junction in gastroesophageal reflux disease.},
  author={Sandro Mattioli and Frank D'ovidio and Massimo Pierluigi Di Simone and Francesco Bassi and Stefano Brusori and Vladimiro Pilotti and Valentino Felice and Luca Ferruzzi and N. Guernelli},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={116 2},
  pages={267-75}
}
OBJECTIVE The pathophysiologic influence of progressive intrathoracic migration of the gastroesophageal junction axial to the esophagus on gastroesophageal reflux disease was investigated. METHODS A radiologic-manometric study was performed on hiatal insufficiency, concentric hiatus hernia, and short esophagus, the three radiologic steps of intrathoracic gastroesophageal junction migration, and on healthy volunteers. The distances between inferior and superior margins of the lower esophageal… CONTINUE READING
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