Has high-resolution manometry changed the approach to esophageal motility disorders?

  title={Has high-resolution manometry changed the approach to esophageal motility disorders?},
  author={Ajay Bansal and Peter J. Kahrilas},
  journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology},
  volume={26 4},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW High-resolution manometry (HRM) coupled with high-resolution esophageal topography plots (HREPT) has dramatically changed the paradigm of manometric studies. The purpose of the current review is to discuss the salient advantages of HRM that are likely to change the clinical practice of manometry. RECENT FINDINGS Recent studies evaluating HRM suggest a significant improvement in the sensitivity for the diagnosis of achalasia when compared with conventional manometry. By… CONTINUE READING


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