What is Esophageal manometry?

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Esophageal manometry is a test used to measure the pressure inside the lower part of the esophagus. The procedure evaluates the movement (motility) of food through the esophagus and into the stomach. It may be used to diagnose conditions such as acid reflux or problems swallowing.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Esophageal manometry

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Acid reflux 1
Adherence
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1 patient evaluation for Esophageal manometry

Apr 8, 2016 (Started Apr 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time

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