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Summary: Measurement of the pressure or tension of liquids or gases with a manometer.
Publications298 found, 100 shown here
- Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function with finger arterial pulse wave amplitudeJeffrey T Kuvin
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospitals, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Am Heart J 146:168-74. 2003..We evaluated the relationship between changes in PWA of the finger and peripheral endothelial function...
- Assessment of endothelial function by non-invasive peripheral arterial tonometry predicts late cardiovascular adverse eventsRonen Rubinshtein
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Center of Coronary Physiology and Imaging, Mayo College of Medicine, MB4 523, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Eur Heart J 31:1142-8. 2010..We examined whether endothelial dysfunction, as detected by non-invasive peripheral arterial tonometry (EndoPAT), can predict late CV events...
- Digital assessment of endothelial function and ischemic heart disease in womenYasushi Matsuzawa
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1688-96. 2010....
- Achalasia: a new clinically relevant classification by high-resolution manometryJohn E Pandolfino
Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gastroenterology 135:1526-33. 2008..junction (EGJ) relaxation and aperistalsis, 3 distinct patterns of aperistalsis are discernable with high-resolution manometry (HRM). This study aimed to compare the clinical characteristics and treatment response of these 3 subtypes.
- Anorectal functional testing: review of collective experienceFernando Azpiroz
Digestive System Research Unit, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
Am J Gastroenterol 97:232-40. 2002Anorectal manometry includes a number of specific tests that are helpful in the diagnostic assessment of patients with fecal incontinence and constipation; their purpose is to delineate the pathophysiological mechanism for these symptoms...
- The incidence and mechanisms of pharyngeal and upper esophageal dysfunction in partially paralyzed humans: pharyngeal videoradiography and simultaneous manometry after atracuriumE Sundman
Department of Anesthesiology, Karolinska Hospital and Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Anesthesiology 92:977-84. 2000..The secondary objective was to evaluate the effect of atracurium on pharyngeal function...
- Use of manometry for laryngeal mask airway reduces postoperative pharyngolaryngeal adverse events: a prospective, randomized trialEdwin Seet
Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Anesthesiology 112:652-7. 2010Adverse events such as pharyngolaryngeal complications are indicators of quality patient care. Use of manometry to limit the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) intracuff pressure is not currently a routine practice...
- Relevance of ineffective oesophageal motility during oesophageal acid clearanceM Simren
Centre for Gastroenterological Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Gut 52:784-90. 2003..Intraluminal impedance allows non-radiological monitoring of movement of oesophageal liquids...
- An updated clinical primer on large artery mechanics: implications of pulse waveform analysis and arterial tonometryMichael F O'Rourke
St Vincent s Clinic, University of New South Wales, 438 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
Curr Opin Cardiol 20:275-81. 2005..This review summarizes major findings on (a) value of arterial tonometry in determining indices of cardiovascular function, (b) use of these indices in outcome and drug studies, (c) relevance to major trials on blood pressure reduction...
- Perception of dysphagia: lack of correlation with objective measurements of esophageal functionA Lazarescu
Centre for Gastroenterological Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Neurogastroenterol Motil 22:1292-7, e336-7. 2010..A correlation between the intensity of the symptom and the severity of esophageal dysfunction, either motility (manometry) or bolus transit (impedance) has not been clearly demonstrated...
- Reduced ascending aortic strain and distensibility: earliest manifestations of vascular aging in humansAlban Redheuil
Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Hypertension 55:319-26. 2010..In particular, compared with other measures of aortic function, the best markers of subclinical large artery stiffening, were AA distensibility in younger and aortic arch pulse wave velocity in older individuals...
- High-resolution manometry predicts the success of oesophageal bolus transport and identifies clinically important abnormalities not detected by conventional manometryM Fox
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Neurogastroenterol Motil 16:533-42. 2004High-resolution manometry (HRM) is a recent development in oesophageal measurement; its value in the clinical setting remains a matter of controversy...
- Validation of a new non-invasive portable tonometer for determining arterial pressure wave and pulse wave velocity: the PulsePen devicePaolo Salvi
Department of Internal Medicine, Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy
J Hypertens 22:2285-93. 2004..Its software provides absolute arterial pressure values, an assessment of arterial pulse wave contours, an estimation of reflection waves and measurements of PWV...
- Obesity and gastroesophageal reflux: quantifying the association between body mass index, esophageal acid exposure, and lower esophageal sphincter status in a large series of patients with reflux symptomsShahin Ayazi
Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, Ste 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 13:1440-7. 2009..The aim of this study is to quantify the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and 24-h esophageal pH measurements and the status of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) in patients with reflux symptoms...
- Endothelial function and arterial stiffness in minimally symptomatic obstructive sleep apneaMalcolm Kohler
Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:984-8. 2008..Moderate-severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with endothelial dysfunction, increased arterial stiffness, and hypertension. It is not known whether minimally symptomatic OSA is also associated with impaired vascular function...
- Abnormal oesophageal motility in patients with chronic coughJ A Kastelik
Division of Academic Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Institute, University of Hull, Hull, UK
Thorax 58:699-702. 2003..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of abnormal oesophageal motility in a selected group of patients with chronic cough...
- 24-h esophageal pH testing in asthmatics: respiratory symptom correlation with esophageal acid eventsS M Harding
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
Chest 115:654-9. 1999..This study examines the prevalence and severity of GER in asthmatics with and without reflux symptoms and examines respiratory symptom correlation with esophageal acid...
- Long-term outcome and objective changes of anorectal function after biofeedback therapy for faecal incontinenceR Ozturk
Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Neurogastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:667-74. 2004..In the short-term, biofeedback therapy improves symptoms and anorectal function in patients with faecal incontinence but whether there is long-term improvement is incompletely understood...
- The functional lumen imaging probe (FLIP) for evaluation of the esophagogastric junctionBarry P McMahon
Centre for Visceral Biomechanics and Pain, Aalborg Hospital, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 292:G377-84. 2007..The EGJ was located by manometry. The FLIP measured eight cross-sectional areas (CSAs) 4 mm apart together with the pressure inside a saline-..
- Randomized controlled trial shows biofeedback to be superior to pelvic floor exercises for fecal incontinenceSteve Heymen
Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 52:1730-7. 2009..This study aimed to compare manometric biofeedback with pelvic floor exercises for the treatment of fecal incontinence in a randomized controlled trial controlling for nonspecific treatment effects...
- Gastric tonometry: the hemodynamic monitor of choice (Pro)Stephen O Heard
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
Chest 123:469S-74S. 2003..For these reasons, gastric tonometry must be considered the hemodynamic monitor of choice...
- Long-term study on the effects of visual biofeedback and muscle training as a therapeutic modality in pelvic floor dyssynergia and slow-transit constipationEdda Battaglia
Servizio di Endoscopia e Motilità Intestinale, Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Clinica, Universita di Torino, Torino, Italy
Dis Colon Rectum 47:90-5. 2004..This study was designed to assess in an objective way the medium- and long-term effects of biofeedback and muscle training in patients with pelvic floor dyssynergia and slow-transit constipation...
- Tonometric arterial pulse sensor with noise cancellationEdward J Ciaccio
Department of Pharmacology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:2388-96. 2008..Adaptive weighting provides better cancellation than fixed weighting, likely because the mechanical gain at the transducer-skin interface is time-varying...
- A unique esophageal motor pattern that involves longitudinal muscles is responsible for emptying in achalasia esophagusSu Jin Hong
Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University School of Medicine, Bucheon, South Korea
Gastroenterology 139:102-11. 2010..We studied mechanisms of esophageal emptying in patients with achalasia using simultaneous high-resolution manometry, multiple intraluminal impedance, and high-frequency intraluminal ultrasonography image recordings.
- Clinical utility of colonic and anorectal manometry in chronic constipationSatish S C Rao
Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 44:597-609. 2010..Colonic manometry with sensation and tone assessment (barostat) and anorectal manometry with rectal sensation and compliance ..
- Anorectal function testing and anal endosonography in the diagnostic work-up of patients with primary pelvic organ prolapseAnnette G Groenendijk
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Gynecol Obstet Invest 67:187-94. 2009..To study the pathophysiology of defecation disorders in patients with primary pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and the diagnostic potential of anorectal function testing (AFT) including endosonography in the work-up of these patients...
- Ambulatory 24-h colonic manometry in healthy humansS S Rao
Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 280:G629-39. 2001..The colon exhibits a wide spectrum of pressure activity around the clock, with gender and regional differences and circadian rhythm. This comprehensive study provides qualitative and quantitative normative data for colonic manometry.
- Ambulatory high-resolution manometry, lower esophageal sphincter lift and transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxationR K Mittal
Division of Gastroenterology, San Diego VA Health Care System and University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Neurogastroenterol Motil 24:40-6, e2. 2012Lower esophageal sphincter (LES) lift seen on high-resolution manometry (HRM) is a possible surrogate marker of the longitudinal muscle contraction of the esophagus...
- Intra-oral compartment pressures: a biofunctional model and experimental measurements under different conditions of postureWilfried Engelke
Dentistry Centre, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
Clin Oral Investig 15:165-76. 2011....
- Digital rectal examination is a useful tool for identifying patients with dyssynergiaKasaya Tantiphlachiva
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:955-60. 2010..It is not known whether digital rectal examination (DRE) can be used to identify dyssynergia. We examined the diagnostic yield of DRE in patients with dyssynergic defecation...
- Esophageal pH-impedance monitoring in patients with therapy-resistant reflux symptoms: 'on' or 'off' proton pump inhibitor?Gerrit J M Hemmink
Department of Gastroenterology, Sint Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Am J Gastroenterol 103:2446-53. 2008..Until now, it is unclear whether combined pH-impedance monitoring in these patients should be performed on or off PPI...
- Multiple rapid swallowing: a complementary test during standard oesophageal manometryF Fornari
Center for Gastroenterological Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Neurogastroenterol Motil 21:718-e41. 2009..inhibitory or excitatory oesophageal mechanisms in patients with oesophageal symptoms and either normal standard manometry or ineffective oesophageal motility (IOM)...
- Weak peristalsis in esophageal pressure topography: classification and association with DysphagiaSabine Roman
Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 106:349-56. 2011Esophageal manometry is frequently used to assess for weak peristalsis. Although commonly used clinically, there are currently no validated metrics of weak peristalsis in high-resolution esophageal pressure topography (EPT)...
- Manometric features of eosinophilic esophagitis in esophageal pressure topographyS Roman
Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 2951, USA
Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:208-14, e111. 2011..The aims of this study were to evaluate the esophageal pressure topography (EPT) findings in EoE and to compare them with controls and patients with gastro-esophageal disease (GERD)...
- Variability of peripheral arterial tonometry in the measurement of endothelial function in healthy menJianmin Liu
Research Development and Engineering, Altria Client Services, Richmond, Virginia
Clin Cardiol 32:700-4. 2009..The interday reproducibility is relatively low and the intrasubject variability of RHI is similar to those observed in studies of flow-mediated dilation using brachial artery ultrasound scanning...
- Reproducibility of esophageal high-resolution manometryA Bogte
Gastrointestinal Research Unit, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:e271-6. 2011Esophageal high-resolution manometry (HRM) is a novel method for esophageal function testing that has prompted the development of new parameters for quantitative analysis of esophageal function...
- Criteria for assessing esophageal motility in laparoscopic adjustable gastric band patients: the importance of the lower esophageal contractile segmentPaul Robert Burton
Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash Medical School, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial RD Prahran, 3181, Melbourne, Australia
Obes Surg 20:316-25. 2010..Recent combined video fluoroscopic and high-resolution manometric studies have identified important components of esophageal function in LAGB patients...
- Impedance measurements and high-resolution manometry help to better define rumination episodesBoudewijn F Kessing
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Scand J Gastroenterol 46:1310-5. 2011..the diagnosis of rumination syndrome by classification of separate rumination symptoms using (1) an ambulatory manometry/impedance (AMIM) measurement and (2) a single-catheter high-resolution manometry/impedance (HRIM) measurement.
- Measurements of pelvic floor dyssynergia: which test result matters?Liliana Bordeianou
Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Pelvic Floor Disorders Service, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 54:60-5. 2011Failure to expel a 60-mL balloon on manometry and abnormal relaxation of anal sphincter on electromyographic testing are frequently used to diagnose pelvic floor dyssynergia...
- Gastric emptying of a non-digestible solid: assessment with simultaneous SmartPill pH and pressure capsule, antroduodenal manometry, gastric emptying scintigraphyD Cassilly
Gastroenterology Section, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Neurogastroenterol Motil 20:311-9. 2008..Fifteen normal subjects underwent antroduodenal manometry and ingestion of a radiolabelled meal and SmartPill wireless pH and pressure capsule...
- Upper esophageal sphincter and esophageal motility in patients with chronic cough and reflux: assessment by high-resolution manometryR Vardar
Ege University School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Izmir, Turkey
Dis Esophagus 26:219-25. 2013..This study applied high-resolution manometry (HRM) to obtain a detailed evaluation of pharyngeal and esophageal motility in chronic cough patients with and ..
- Echocardiography-guided pacemaker optimization and radial artery tonometryTasneem Z Naqvi
Cardiac Non Invasive Laboratory, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
J Card Fail 14:583-9. 2008..Biventricular (Biv) pacemaker optimization is underused because of time and echo skill required. We evaluated radial artery tonometry during echo-guided Biv optimization of atrioventricular (AV) and interventricular (VV) delays...
- Ejaculatory duct manometry in normal men and in patients with ejaculatory duct obstructionMichael L Eisenberg
Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
J Urol 180:255-60; discussion 260. 2008..We describe what is to our knowledge a new hydraulic test and report its ability to identify physical and functional ejaculatory duct obstruction...
- A novel microbubble construct for intracardiac or intravascular MR manometry: a theoretical studyRohan Dharmakumar
Department of Medical Biophysics, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
Phys Med Biol 50:4745-62. 2005..5 T must be 2-3 microm in radius and be uniformly coated with single-domain magnetic nanoparticles, such as magnetite, at shell volume fractions below 5%...
- Gastric and sublingual capnometryJacques Creteur
Department of Intensive Care, Erasme University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
Curr Opin Crit Care 12:272-7. 2006..This review provides an update on these technologies...
- Short course of omeprazole: a better first diagnostic approach to noncardiac chest pain than endoscopy, manometry, or 24-hour esophageal pH monitoringWilliam M Pandak
Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonweath University, Richmond, Virginia 23249, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 35:307-14. 2002..Noncardiac chest pain (NCCP) presents as a frequent diagnostic challenge, with patients tending to use a disproportionate level of health care resources. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most frequent cause of NCCP...
- High-resolution manometry and impedance-pH/manometry: valuable tools in clinical and investigational esophagologyPeter J Kahrilas
Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
Gastroenterology 135:756-69. 2008Both high-resolution manometry (HRM) and impedance-pH/manometry monitoring have established themselves as research tools and both are now emerging in the clinical arena...
- Ambulatory 24-hour colonic manometry in slow-transit constipationSatish S C Rao
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 99:2405-16. 2004The colonic neuromuscular dysfunction in patients with constipation and the role of colonic manometry is incompletely understood.
- Classification of oesophageal motility abnormalitiesS J Spechler
Department of Medicine Dallas VA Medical Center and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas, USA
Gut 49:145-51. 2001..This should facilitate and improve comparisons among patients and studies. However, it is important to emphasise that fulfilment of the proposed criteria does not establish the clinical importance of the motility abnormalities...
- A new era in esophageal diagnostics: the image-based paradigm of high-resolution manometryRenato Salvador
Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
J Am Coll Surg 208:1035-44. 2009..HRM may offer advantages over conventional methods, including improved identification of motility disorders, hiatal hernia, and outflow obstruction, and ease interpretation...
- Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function in the ambulatory settingJeffrey T Kuvin
Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
Vasc Med 12:13-6. 2007..In conclusion, these data suggest that peripheral vascular endothelial function testing is feasible in ambulatory patients, and this is an important next step in bringing this technology to clinical applicability...
- High-resolution manometry in clinical practice: utilizing pressure topography to classify oesophageal motility abnormalitiesJ E Pandolfino
Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 2951, USA
Neurogastroenterol Motil 21:796-806. 2009High-resolution manometry capable of pressure monitoring from the pharynx to the stomach together with pressure topography plotting represents an unquestionable evolution in oesophageal manometry...
- Deterioration of muscle function in the human esophagus with ageHans Gregersen
Center of Excellence in Visceral Biomechanics and Pain, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
Dig Dis Sci 53:3065-70. 2008..Esophageal motor function is traditionally studied by means of manometry and radiography...
- NERD, GERD, and Barrett's esophagus: role of acid and non-acid reflux revisited with combined pH-impedance monitoringChristian A Gutschow
Department of Visceral and Vascular Surgery, University of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50962, Cologne, Germany
Dig Dis Sci 53:3076-81. 2008..With introduction of combined esophageal pH-impedance monitoring, a precise diagnostic test for acid and non-acid reflux is now available...
- Oesophageal motility disordersJ E Richter
Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Lancet 358:823-8. 2001..Secondary oesophageal motility disorders can be caused by collagen vascular diseases, diabetes, Chagas' disease, amyloidosis, alcoholism, myxo-oedema, multiple sclerosis, idiopathic pseudo-obstruction, or the ageing process...
- Updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux diseaseKenneth R DeVault
Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 100:190-200. 2005..guidelines address empiric therapy and the use of endoscopy, ambulatory reflux monitoring, and esophageal manometry in GERD...
- Minimum standards of anorectal manometryS S C Rao
University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
Neurogastroenterol Motil 14:553-9. 2002
- Oesophageal high-resolution manometry: moving from research into clinical practiceM R Fox
Clinic for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zurich, CH 4103 Zürich, Switzerland
Gut 57:405-23. 2008b>Manometry measures pressure within the oesophageal lumen and sphincters, and provides an assessment of the neuromuscular activity that dictates function in health and disease...
- Functional gallbladder and sphincter of oddi disordersJose Behar
Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Gastroenterology 130:1498-509. 2006..Biliary-type SO dysfunction is more frequently recognized in postcholecystectomy patients. SO manometry is valuable to select patients with sphincter dysfunction; however, because of the high incidence of ..
- Assessment of endothelial function using peripheral waveform analysis: a clinical applicationChristopher S Hayward
Cardiology Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Am Coll Cardiol 40:521-8. 2002....
- Effects of anti-reflux surgery on weakly acidic reflux and belchingJ A J L Broeders
Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The
Gut 60:435-41. 2011..Weakly acidic reflux and inability to belch have been alleged to cause these symptoms, respectively. The effect of LNF on weakly acidic reflux and (supra) gastric belching was evaluated...
- Characteristics of trapped lung: pleural fluid analysis, manometry, and air-contrast chest CTJohn T Huggins
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250625, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Chest 131:206-13. 2007To review the pleural fluid characteristics, pleural manometry, and radiographic data of patients who received a diagnosis of trapped lung in our pleural diseases service.
- Impaired deglutitive EGJ relaxation in clinical esophageal manometry: a quantitative analysis of 400 patients and 75 controlsSudip K Ghosh
Dept of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Univ, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 293:G878-85. 2007Assessing deglutitive esophagogastric junction (EGJ) relaxation is an essential focus of clinical manometry. Our aim was to apply automated algorithmic analyses to high-resolution manometry (HRM) studies to ascertain the optimal method ..
- Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations and reflux: mechanistic analysis using concurrent fluoroscopy and high-resolution manometryJohn E Pandolfino
Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Gastroenterology 131:1725-33. 2006..was to perform a detailed analysis of the mechanics leading to esophagogastric junction (EGJ) opening during transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (tLESRs) using high-resolution manometry coupled with simultaneous fluoroscopy.
- Effects of age on the gastroesophageal junction, esophageal motility, and reflux diseaseJacqueline Lee
Department of Gastroenterology, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1392-8. 2007....
- Total and segmental colonic transit time and anorectal manometry in children with chronic idiopathic constipationCarolina Gutierrez
Service of Pediatrics and Section of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital General Albacete, Albacete and Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:31-8. 2002..Estimating the colonic transit time may help identify subgroups of patients with different physiopathologic mechanisms...
- Esophageal pressures in acute lung injury: do they represent artifact or useful information about transpulmonary pressure, chest wall mechanics, and lung stress?Stephen H Loring
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
J Appl Physiol (1985) 108:515-22. 2010..We suggest that Pes can be used to estimate transpulmonary pressures that are consistent with known physiology and can provide meaningful information, otherwise unavailable, in critically ill patients...
- Quantifying esophageal peristalsis with high-resolution manometry: a study of 75 asymptomatic volunteersSudip K Ghosh
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 290:G988-97. 2006The vastly enhanced spatial resolution of high-resolution manometry (HRM) makes it possible to simultaneous monitor contractile activity over the entire length of the esophagus...
- Validation of a generalized transfer function to noninvasively derive central blood pressure during exerciseJames E Sharman
Department of Medicine, School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland, Australia
Hypertension 47:1203-8. 2006..001). True myocardial afterload is not reliably estimated by peripheral systolic BP. Radial tonometry and pulse wave analysis is an accurate technique for the noninvasive determination of central BP at rest and during exercise...
- Five-year subjective and objective results of laparoscopic and conventional Nissen fundoplication: a randomized trialWerner A Draaisma
Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Ann Surg 244:34-41. 2006....
- Ultrasonographic patterns in patients with obstructed defaecationL Brusciano
First Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, School of Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Int J Colorectal Dis 22:969-77. 2007..The purpose of the present study is to assess anal-vaginal-dynamic perineal ultrasonographic findings in patients with obstructed defecation (OD) and healthy controls...
- Electrogastrography: poor correlation with antro-duodenal manometry and doubtful clinical usefulness in adultsShahab Abid
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Stockholm 14186, Sweden
World J Gastroenterol 13:5101-7. 2007..activity measured by electrogastrography (EGG) and contractile activity of the stomach as measured by antroduodenal manometry (ADM). We also studied whether the underlying motility disorder could be predicted from EGG parameters.
- Long-term effects of myotomy and partial fundoplication for esophageal achalasiaL Q Chen
Department of Surgery, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Dis Esophagus 15:171-9. 2002..The median follow up is 7.2 years. Assessments include clinical evaluation, esophagogram, radionuclide transit, manometry, 24-h pH, and endoscopy. There is no complication and no mortality...
- High-resolution manometry patterns of lower esophageal sphincter complex in symptomatic post-fundoplication patientsMasato Hoshino
Department of Surgery, Creighton University Medical Center, 601, North 30th Street, Suite 3700, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 16:705-14. 2012..The objective of this study is to describe high-resolution manometry (HRM) topography as it relates to the post-fundoplication anatomy.
- Role of the multichannel intraluminal impedance technique in infants and childrenMichiel P van Wijk
Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Emma Children s Hospital Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:2-12. 2009..The second area in which the role of MII has been investigated is that of esophageal function testing. Manometry classically reveals information about esophageal pressure patterns and sphincter function, but does not inform ..
- High-resolution solid-state manometry of the antropyloroduodenal regionJ Desipio
Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Neurogastroenterol Motil 19:188-95. 2007..Recently, a solid-state manometry system was developed, which incorporates 36 circumferential pressure sensors spaced at 1-cm intervals...
- Esophageal and transpulmonary pressures in acute respiratory failureDaniel Talmor
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Crit Care Med 34:1389-94. 2006..By measuring esophageal pressure (Pes), we sought to characterize influence of the chest wall on Ppl and transpulmonary pressure (PL) in patients with acute respiratory failure...
- Anorectal function evaluation and predictive factors for faecal incontinence in 600 patientsT J Lam
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Colorectal Dis 14:214-23. 2012..Anorectal function was assessed in patients with and without faecal incontinence (FI) . Risk factors predictive for FI were determined...
- Urinary bladder partial carbon dioxide tension during hemorrhagic shock and reperfusion: an observational studyArnaldo Dubin
Intensive Care Unit, Sanatorio Otamendi y Miroli, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Crit Care 9:R556-61. 2005..In addition, its changes might parallel tonometric gut PCO2. Our hypothesis was that bladder PCO2, measured using saline tonometry, will be similar to ileal PCO2 during ischaemia and reperfusion...
- Anal physiology testing in fecal incontinence: is it of any value?Massarat Zutshi
Department of Colorectal Surgery, A 30 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Int J Colorectal Dis 25:277-82. 2010The prognostic value of postoperative manometry in fecal incontinence is still controversial...
- The value of high-resolution manometry in the assessment of the resting characteristics of the lower esophageal sphincterShahin Ayazi
Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 13:2113-20. 2009High-resolution manometry (HRM) is faster and easier to perform than conventional water perfused manometry. There is general acceptance of its usefulness in evaluating upper esophageal sphincter and esophageal body...
- Distal esophageal spasm in high-resolution esophageal pressure topography: defining clinical phenotypesJohn E Pandolfino
Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
Gastroenterology 141:469-75. 2011..Our aim was to apply standardized metrics of contraction velocity and latency to high-resolution esophageal pressure topography (EPT) studies to refine the diagnosis of DES...
- Functional esophagogastric junction obstruction with intact peristalsis: a heterogeneous syndrome sometimes akin to achalasiaJohn R Scherer
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 13:2219-25. 2009Some patients with suspected achalasia are found on manometry to have preserved peristalsis, thereby excluding that diagnosis. This study evaluated a series of such patients with functional esophagogastric junction (EGJ) obstruction.
- The contractile deceleration point: an important physiologic landmark on oesophageal pressure topographyJ E Pandolfino
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Neurogastroenterol Motil 22:395-400, e90. 2010..This study aimed to correlate oesophageal bolus transit with features of oesophageal pressure topography (OPT) plots and establish OPT metrics for accurately measuring peristaltic velocity...
- Comparison of anorectal manometry to endoanal ultrasound in the evaluation of fecal incontinenceSavio C Reddymasu
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
Am J Med Sci 337:336-9. 2009..Commonly performed tests to evaluate FI include anorectal manometry (ARM) and endoanal ultrasonography (EAU)...
- Aerophagia, gastric, and supragastric belching: a study using intraluminal electrical impedance monitoringA J Bredenoord
Department of Gastroenterology, St Antonius Hospital, PO Box 2500, 3430 EM Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Gut 53:1561-5. 2004..Patients with aerophagia are believed to have excessive belches due to air swallowing. Intraluminal impedance monitoring has made it possible to investigate the validity of this concept...
- Comparison of vector symmetry index and endoanal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of anal sphincter disruptionD N Samarasekera
Department of Coloproctology, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
Tech Coloproctol 12:211-5. 2008....
- Correlation between anal manometry and endosonography in females with faecal incontinenceM A Titi
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
Colorectal Dis 10:131-7. 2008..Sphincter assessment aims to identify surgically correctable defects. We aimed to identify endoanal ultrasonography (EAUS) parameters that correlate with sphincter function...
- Assessment of sonographic quality of anal sphincter muscles in patients with faecal incontinenceI Pinsk
Department of Surgery B, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Colorectal Dis 11:933-40. 2009....
- Challenging the limits of esophageal manometryPeter J Kahrilas
Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gastroenterology 134:16-8. 2008
- Eliminating arterial injury during central venous catheterization using manometryCatalin S Ezaru
Department of Anesthesiology, 3A101, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University Dr C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
Anesth Analg 109:130-4. 2009..1%-0.5% of patients. Routine performance of manometry during catheterization may successfully identify unintended arterial puncture and avoid arterial cannulation and ..
- Reduced risk for pancreatitis after endoscopic microtransducer manometry of the sphincter of Oddi: a randomized comparison with the perfusion manometry techniqueT Wehrmann
Dept of Internal Medicine I, Academic Hospital of Hanover Siloah, Roesebeckstrasse 15, 30449 Hanover, Germany
Endoscopy 35:472-7. 2003Endoscopic microtransducer manometry of the sphincter of Oddi has been shown to be a reliable alternative to perfusion manometry for evaluating sphincter of Oddi motor function...
- Evaluation of unexplained acute and acute recurrent pancreatitis using endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, sphincter of Oddi manometry and endoscopic ultrasoundW J Coyle
Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Endoscopy 34:617-23. 2002..The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic utility of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with sphincter of Oddi manometry (SOM), bile analysis, and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in evaluating such patients.
- Normal values for manometry performed with swallows of viscous test materialWojciech Blonski
Division of Gastroenterology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Scand J Gastroenterol 43:155-60. 2008Esophageal function testing with combined multichannel intraluminal impedance and manometry (MII-EM) is performed using ten 5-ml liquid and viscous swallows...
- Measurement of gastric pH in ambulatory esophageal pH monitoringShahin Ayazi
Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Surg Endosc 23:1968-73. 2009..Normal subjects and symptomatic patients undergoing 24-h pH monitoring were studied to determine whether a relationship exists between resting gastric pH and the degree of esophageal acid exposure...
- Comorbidities associated with constipation in children referred for colon manometry may mask functional diagnosesJ T Gertken
Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:328-31. 2005In children with prolonged constipation of unclear pathogenesis or unresponsive to treatment, colon manometry can discriminate between functional fecal retention (FFR) and colon neuromuscular diseases.
- Colonic manometry via appendicostomy shows reduced frequency, amplitude, and length of propagating sequences in children with slow-transit constipationMichael P Stanton
Department of Surgical Research, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
J Pediatr Surg 40:1138-45. 2005We wish to define colonic motor function in children with slow-transit constipation (STC) using manometry catheters introduced through appendiceal stomas, previously sited for controlling fecal retention by colonic irrigation.
- Initial experience with magnetic resonance fluoroscopy in the evaluation of oesophageal motility disorders. Comparison with manometry and barium fluoroscopyValeria Panebianco
Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy
Eur Radiol 16:1926-33. 2006..fluoroscopy in the study of oesophageal motility disorders and to compare MR fluoroscopy results with those of manometry and barium contrast radiography...
- A washing toilet seat with a CCD camera monitor to stimulate bowel movement in patients with spinal cord injuryKen Uchikawa
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, National Hospital Organization, Murayama Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:200-4. 2007....
- High-resolution manometryA J Bredenoord
Department of Internal Medicine, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Dig Liver Dis 40:174-81. 2008Recently, high-resolution oesophageal manometry was added to the armamentarium of researchers and gastroenterologists...
- [Esophageal manometry in patients with non cardiac chest pain]Guillermo Rencoret
Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Santiago, Chile
Rev Med Chil 134:291-8. 2006..Non cardiac chest pain can be caused by esophageal problems such as gastroesophageal reflux or smooth muscle motor disorders...
- ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERAdil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2002..Current diagnostic tests for OD (anorectal manometry, defecography, rectal balloon expulsion) are neither standardized nor reproducible; endoanal ultrasound is ..
- Evaluating Predictors & Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD)Peter Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2007..A 2:1 randomization allocation in favor of sphincterotomy and stratified by results of sphincter manometry (SOM - abnormal/normal) and center will be used...
- Planning Grant for SOD III Multicenter TrialPeter Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2004..Sphincter of Oddi manometry (SOM) is used for diagnosis, but is not widely available, not completely accurate, and can cause pancreatitis...
- THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASEPeter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2005..Antegrade EGJ function will be quantified with an "esophageal stress test" using manometry with concurrent fluoroscopy while swallowing boluses of defined viscoelastic properties...
- Reflux Disease in Patients with Throat Signs/SymptomsMichael Vaezi; Fiscal Year: 2005..In this proposal, in addition to identifying demographic features, we will also perform esophageal manometry, esophageal and hypopharyngeal pH monitoring and multichannel intraluminal impedance (MII) pre- and post-therapy ..
- Gastroesophageal Antireflux MechanismsMICHAEL RAYMOND contact RUGGIERI; Fiscal Year: 2010..The first approach uses simultaneous high-resolution ultrasonography and vector volume manometry before and after pharmacologic manipulation to inhibit the smooth muscle component (atropine) augment the smooth ..
- THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASEPeter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2009..Investigational methodologies include high-resolution solid-state manometry in conjunction with endoclip placement and synchronized with fluoroscopy, high resolution intraluminal impedance ..
- THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASEPeter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2007..Investigational methodologies include high-resolution solid-state manometry in conjunction with endoclip placement and synchronized with fluoroscopy, high resolution intraluminal impedance ..
- Pelvic Floor Disorders NetworkAnthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2007..muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
- High-Definition Manometry: A Novel Diagnostic ToolThomas Parks; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., suffering, functional impairment, and health care resource use). Intraluminal manometry is an important diagnostic tool, but technological limitations of current devices having relatively few pressure ..
- Impact/non-acid reflux/respiratory diseases/childrenRachel Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2007..determine the role of non-acid reflux in respiratory disease using two novel technologies: pH-MII and esophageal manometry with impedance...
- ROLE OF PUBORECTALIS MUSCLE IN FECAL CONTINENCERAVINDER MITTAL; Fiscal Year: 2007..Our preliminary studies using 3D ultrasound and manometry show that during voluntary contraction, the PRM increases pressure in the proximal (cranial) part of the anal ..
- Ultra-Sonic Non-Contact Tonometer in Glaucoma-IOP ChecksPeter Gross; Fiscal Year: 2005..will progress to USNCT measurements of freshly enucleated cadaver eyes with IOP controlled by intracameral manometry. Absolute calibration with known IOP will thus be possible; relative comparisons to some other tonometers will ..
- DEVELOPMENT OF MOTILITY VISUALIZATION SYSTEMJAE SON; Fiscal Year: 2002..In diagnosing many such disorders, manometry remains the gold standard because of its sensitivity to motor dysfunction...