Exertional gastroesophageal pH-metry: a new provocative physiological test in the diagnosis of chest pain.

@article{Bovero1993ExertionalGP,
  title={Exertional gastroesophageal pH-metry: a new provocative physiological test in the diagnosis of chest pain.},
  author={E. Bovero and Fabio Torre and Michele Poletti and M Faveto and Fabio De Iaco},
  journal={Gastroenterologie clinique et biologique},
  year={1993},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={4-8}
}
With the aim of determining the value of physical exercise as a provocative test for chest pain associated with gastroesophageal reflux, 67 patients presenting non-cardiac chest pain (normal coronary angiograms and no functional coronary artery alterations) with different characteristics (group A: at rest; group B: exertional or mixed-type) underwent exercise tests during 24-hour gastroesophageal pH-metry associated with electrocardiographic (EKG) monitoring. Thirty-four patients in group A (73… CONTINUE READING