Technology Review: Esophageal Impedance Monitoring

  title={Technology Review: Esophageal Impedance Monitoring},
  author={Albert Jan Bredenoord and Radu I. Tutuian and Andr{\'e} J. P. M. Smout and D. Castell},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
Intraluminal impedance monitoring is a new technique that can be used to detect the flow of liquids and gas through hollow viscera. In combination with manometry, it is used for esophageal function testing and while manometry provides information on contractile activity, impedance provides information on esophageal bolus transit. This is especially useful… CONTINUE READING