Mechanics of sphincter action. Studies on the lower esophageal sphincter.

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the mechanical factors involved in the genesis of lower esophageal sphincter pressure. We determined the relationship between intraluminal pressure and inside diameter, estimated the ratio between the wall thickness to inside radius, and calculated the tension in the wall of the lower esophageal sphincter as a… (More)

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@article{Biancani1973MechanicsOS, title={Mechanics of sphincter action. Studies on the lower esophageal sphincter.}, author={Piero Biancani and R. K. Goyal and A. Phillips and H. Spiro}, journal={The Journal of clinical investigation}, year={1973}, volume={52 12}, pages={2973-8} }