Esophageal spasm

Known as: diffuse oesophageal spasm, Spasm, Diffuse Esophageal, Esophageal Spasm, Diffuse [Disease/Finding] 
A hypermotility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS that is characterized by spastic non-peristaltic responses to SWALLOWING; CHEST PAIN; and DYSPHAGIA.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND The Chicago Classification (CC) of esophageal motility disorders, utilizing an algorithmic scheme to analyze clinical… (More)
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2012
Review
2012
BACKGROUND The Chicago Classification of esophageal motility was developed to facilitate the interpretation of clinical high… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
Distal esophageal spasm (DES) is an uncommon esophageal motility disorder associated with dysphagia and/or chest pain. Its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
AIM:This study aimed to devise a scheme for the systematic analysis of esophageal high-resolution manometry (HRM) studies… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
Two recent advances have revolutionized the performance of clinical esophageal manometry; the introduction of practical high… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND:Combined multichannel intraluminal impedance and esophageal manometry (MII-EM) is a technique that uses an FDA… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
Achalasia is a primary esophageal motor disorder of unknown etiology producing complaints of dysphagia, regurgitation, and chest… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Small numbers of intraepithelial esophageal eosinophils (IEE) may be seen in 50% of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
From 1972 to 1977, the authors observed 156 patients with primary esophageal motility disorders which caused such a severe degree… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
A patient with a lifelong history of asthma and hay fever was investigated because of symptoms of esophageal spasm. Esophageal… (More)
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