Esophageal motility disorders and chest pain.

  title={Esophageal motility disorders and chest pain.},
  author={Sandrine Langevin and D. Castell},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={75 5},
Motility abnormalities have long been recognized as a possible esophageal cause of chest pain; however, their exact role and prevalence remain largely unknown. Baseline manometry and the various provocative tests may suggest an esophageal origin, but their yield is low. The recent advent of prolonged ambulatory monitoring of intraesophageal pressure and the… CONTINUE READING