Combined ambulatory esophageal manometry and dual-probe pH-metry in evaluation of patients with chronic unexplained cough

@article{Paterson1994CombinedAE,
  title={Combined ambulatory esophageal manometry and dual-probe pH-metry in evaluation of patients with chronic unexplained cough},
  author={Dr. William G. Paterson and Bağcioğlu Murat},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1994},
  volume={39},
  pages={1117-1125}
}
Fifteen consecutive patients referred because of suspicion that gastroesophageal reflux was the cause of their chronic, unexplained cough underwent combined ambulatory esophageal manometry and pH-metry in order to correlate cough episodes with gastroesophageal and gastrohypopharyngeal acid reflux. Cough episodes, which were recognized manometrically as phasic bursts of brief simultaneous elevations in all intraesophageal pressure leads, were markedly underreported by patients. If all cough… CONTINUE READING