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Nutcracker Esophagus

Known as: Esophagus, Nutcracker, esophagus nutcrackers, nutcracker oesophagus 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2010
2010
BackgroundObesity is a risk factor for GERD and a potential modulator of esophageal motility.AimTo assess whether obese patients… Expand
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with high-amplitude esophageal contractions (nutcracker esophagus [NCE]) show asynchrony of circular… Expand
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2005
2005
Recent evidence suggests that psychological factors may affect esophageal as well as intestinal motility. To study this further… Expand
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND & AIMS The increases in intraluminal pressure and muscle cross-sectional area (CSA) during esophageal contraction are… Expand
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVES:Nutcracker esophagus is a manometric pattern that is commonly seen in patients with functional (noncardiac) chest pain… Expand
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Hypertensive esophageal contraction, called nutcracker esophagus (NE), is the most common motility abnormality… Expand
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1999
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1999
Background: Morbid obesity is becoming more prevalent in the industrialized world. Few data exist regarding the resting lower… Expand
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1995
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1995
OBJECTIVE To compare medical with minimally invasive surgical therapy in the treatment of primary esophageal motility disorders… Expand
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1994
1994
Thoracoscopic myotomy has been performed for diffuse esophageal spasm “nutcracker esophagus” and achalasia. Technical… Expand
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1993
1993
The most common esophageal motility abnormality in patients with noncardiac chest pain is nutcracker esophagus. Most… Expand
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