Impaired visceral sensitivity to acid reflux in patients with Barrett's esophagus. The role of esophageal motility*.

Abstract

Patients with Barrett's esophagus have been reported to have impaired visceral sensitivity to acid perfusion and distension compared with non-Barrett's refluxers, but the mechanism is poorly understood. Esophageal motility and clearance mechanisms may be important, and this study explored the relationship of motility with symptoms. Seventy-four patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1046/j.1442-2050.2003.00328.x

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@article{Byrne2003ImpairedVS, title={Impaired visceral sensitivity to acid reflux in patients with Barrett's esophagus. The role of esophageal motility*.}, author={P. J. Byrne and Eadhbhard D Mulligan and James O'Riordan and P. W. N. Keeling and J. V. Reynolds}, journal={Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus}, year={2003}, volume={16 3}, pages={199-203} }