Esophageal motility abnormalities in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

  title={Esophageal motility abnormalities in gastroesophageal reflux disease.},
  author={Irene Martinucci and Nicola de Bortoli and Maria Giacchino and Giorgia Bodini and Elisa Marabotto and Santino Marchi and Vincenzo Savarino},
  journal={World journal of gastrointestinal pharmacology and therapeutics},
  volume={5 2},
Esophageal motility abnormalities are among the main factors implicated in the pathogenesis of gastroesophageal reflux disease. The recent introduction in clinical and research practice of novel esophageal testing has markedly improved our understanding of the mechanisms contributing to the development of gastroesophageal reflux disease, allowing a better management of patients with this disorder. In this context, the present article intends to provide an overview of the current literature… CONTINUE READING


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