esophageal sphincter

Known as: esophageal sphincters, oesophageal sphincter, sphincter esophageal 
 
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Empiric proton pump inhibitor (PPI) trials have become increasingly popular leading to gastroenterologists… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Both laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) and proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy are established in the treatment… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Belching has been proposed as a major mechanism underlying acid gastro-oesophageal reflux in normal subjects. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We developed and evaluated objective manometric criteria that define transient lower esophageal sphincter (LES) relaxation. In 23… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The mechanism that controls venting of gas from the stomach into the oesophagus was studied manometrically in 14 healthy subjects… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Studies were done on 8 normal subjects with synchronized videofluoroscopy and manometry to facilitate a biomechanical analysis of… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
To determine the effect of contraction of the diaphragm on the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressure, we studied eight… (More)
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1987
1987
Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESR) were studied in 10 normal healthy subjects. Electrical activity of… (More)
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1987
1987
We tested a manometric assembly employing a sleeve sensor that is able to monitor anterior or posterior pressure in the human… (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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