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… (More)
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1944-2017
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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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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The most permanent method of treating achalasia is a surgical myotomy. Because of the requirement for a… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND & AIMS The aim of the current study was to analyze the relationship between obesity and the morphology of the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES:Impedance monitoring is a new diagnostic method for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where multiple impedance… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
This prospective study investigates whether the effect of pneumatic dilation in patients with achalasia can be predicted on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The ability of the lower esophageal sphincter to protect the esophageal mucosa from exposure to gastric juice depends on its… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Many cases of recurrent noncardiac chest pain are considered to be of esophageal origin. The mechanism of this pain is poorly… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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