Evaluation of duodenal hypersensitivity induced by duodenal acidification using transnasal endoscopy.

@article{Ishii2010EvaluationOD,
  title={Evaluation of duodenal hypersensitivity induced by duodenal acidification using transnasal endoscopy.},
  author={Manabu Ishii and Hiroaki Kusunoki and Noriaki Manabe and Tomoari Kamada and Motonori Sato and Hiroshi Imamura and Akiko Shiotani and Jiro Hata and Ken Haruma},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={913-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Although duodenal hypersensitivity has been suggested as one of the causes of functional dyspepsia (FD), a practical method to clarify this has not yet been established. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether patients with FD have duodenal hypersensitivity to acid, using transnasal endoscopy. METHODS In all, 44 patients with FD and 16 healthy volunteers were enrolled, and all the subjects received transnasal endoscopy in the morning after overnight fasting. After… CONTINUE READING

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