Prospective study of esophageal motor abnormalities in patients with gastroesophageal disease reflux according to the severity of endoscopic esophagitis.

@article{Csendes1996ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of esophageal motor abnormalities in patients with gastroesophageal disease reflux according to the severity of endoscopic esophagitis.},
  author={Attila Csendes and Fernando Maluenda and Patricio Alfonso Burdiles and Ana I Henr{\'i}quez and Manuel Quesada and Paula Csendes},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={1996},
  volume={43 8},
  pages={394-9}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS This prospective study evaluates the peristaltic activity of the thoracic esophagus in a group of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease grouping them according to the endoscopic findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS The peristaltic activity and the manometric features of the lower esophageal sphincter were prospectively evaluated in 109 controls and 321 patients with reflux esophagitis, divided according to the degree of endoscopic esophagitis employing Savary's… CONTINUE READING