Effects of intraluminal acidification on oesophageal motor activity.

@article{Bontempo1994EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of intraluminal acidification on oesophageal motor activity.},
  author={Immacolata Bontempo and L Piretta and Enrico Stefano Corazziari and Fabrizio Michetti and Fiorella Anzini and Aldo Torsoli},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1994},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={884-90}
}
This study assessed the effect of prolonged intraluminal acidification on the motor activity of the entire oesophageal body (under controlled conditions). Intraoesophageal pressures were recorded in 13 endoscopy negative subjects with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in whom saline, HC1 0.1 N, and saline solutions were infused (1.5 ml/min) blindly in the oesophageal body, 6 cm distal to the upper oesophageal sphincter for three consecutive periods of 45 minutes each. These findings were… CONTINUE READING
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