The measurement of resting and stimulated lower esophageal sphincter pressure using the rapid pull-through technique of esophageal manometry.

The value of the rapid pull-through technique of esophageal manometry for the measurement of lower esophageal sphincter pressure (LESP), in the diagnosis of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux, has been investigated. The technique provides reproducible measurements of LESP in individual subjects during the period of a single recording study. It does not… CONTINUE READING