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esophageal sphincter

Known as: esophageal sphincters, oesophageal sphincter, sphincter esophageal 
 
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Review
2005
Review
2005
  • Guy Boeckxstaens
  • Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official…
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 21976518
The lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS) is a specialized segment of the circular muscle layer of the distal oesophagus, accounting… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The incidence of oesophageal adenocarcinoma is increasing and the prognosis is poor. There is a strong predominance of white… Expand
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2005
2005
Objective: This study analysed the relative accuracy of the Bravo wireless and the Slimline catheter-Mark III Digitrapper pH… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background and aims: Transient lower oesophageal sphincter relaxations (TLOSRs) are the major cause of gastro-oesophageal reflux… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The effects of antireflux surgery on Barrett's oesophagus were studied. Fifty-six patients (45 men and 11 women of median age 48… Expand
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1994
1994
Botulinum toxin is a potent inhibitor of the release of acetylcholine from nerve endings. It has previously been shown that it… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The mechanism that controls venting of gas from the stomach into the oesophagus was studied manometrically in 14 healthy subjects… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Patterns of lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS) function associated with the onset of 644 reflux episodes were recorded and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
 
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