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Inferior esophageal sphincter structure

Known as: Sfintere esofageo inferiore, esophageal lower sphincter, Inferior esophageal sphincter 
The physiologic or functional barrier to GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX at the esophagogastric junction. Sphincteric muscles remain tonically contracted… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
This study aimed to compare clinical results, symptom relief, quality of life and patient satisfaction after the 2 most common… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Many experts consider laparoscopic Heller's myotomy (LHM) to be superior to pneumatic dilation for the treatment of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) was developed by our group to provide a less invasive permanent treatment for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND & AIMS The aim of the current study was to analyze the relationship between obesity and the morphology of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES:Impedance monitoring is a new diagnostic method for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where multiple impedance… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
RAVINDER K. MITTAL,* RICHARD H. HOLLOWAY,* ROBERTO PENAGINI, § L. ASHLEY BLACKSHAW, t and JOHN DENT* *Department of Internal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Esophageal exposure to acid is a major determinant in the pathogenesis of reflux esophagitis. In this study, we analyzed the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
We evaluated the mechanisms of gastroesophageal reflux in 10 patients with reflux esophagitis and compared the results with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
We investigated the mechanism of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in 10 health volunteer subjects. Continuous recordings of… Expand
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