Normative values in esophageal high-resolution manometry.

  title={Normative values in esophageal high-resolution manometry.},
  author={T V K Herregods and S Roman and Peter J. Kahrilas and Andr{\'e} J. P. M. Smout and Albert Jan Bredenoord},
  journal={Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society},
  volume={27 2},
BACKGROUND Esophageal high-resolution manometry (HRM) has rapidly gained much popularity worldwide. The Chicago Classification for esophageal motility disorders is based on a set of normative values for key metrics that was obtained using one of the commercially available HRM systems. Thus, it is of great importance to evaluate whether these normative values can be used for other HRM systems as well. PURPOSE In this review, we describe the presently available HRM systems, the currently known… CONTINUE READING