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Techniques in electromanometry of the upper esophageal sphincter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2378716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The various pull-through techniques used to measure pressure and length of the upper esophageal sphincter have not been studied in depth. Because of the importance of obtaining further information about these techniques, a group of 25 dogs was submitted to upper esophageal sphincter pressure and length measurements by three different pull-through techniques (two of the continuous type and one of the station type), each with three replications per animal, to determine possible differences among techniques. A single introduction provided reliable results, with no sequential effect of the measurements or of any one technique on resting pressure. However, each technique yielded different sphincter lengths, higher values being obtained when the continuous techniques were used.
Authors:
O Bretan; M A Henry; P R Cury
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0886-4470     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg.     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-11     Completed Date:  1990-09-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8603209     Medline TA:  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  914-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine of Botucatu São Paulo, Brazil State University.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dogs
Esophagogastric Junction / anatomy & histology,  physiology*
Male
Manometry

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