manometry

Summary

Summary: Measurement of the pressure or tension of liquids or gases with a manometer.

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  1. ncbi Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function with finger arterial pulse wave amplitude
    Jeffrey 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
  2. doi Assessment of endothelial function by non-invasive peripheral arterial tonometry predicts late cardiovascular adverse events
    Ronen 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
  3. doi Digital assessment of endothelial function and ischemic heart disease in women
    Yasushi Matsuzawa
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1688-96. 2010
  4. pmc Achalasia: a new clinically relevant classification by high-resolution manometry
    John E Pandolfino
    Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Gastroenterology 135:1526-33. 2008
  5. ncbi Anorectal functional testing: review of collective experience
    Fernando Azpiroz
    Digestive System Research Unit, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:232-40. 2002
  6. ncbi The incidence and mechanisms of pharyngeal and upper esophageal dysfunction in partially paralyzed humans: pharyngeal videoradiography and simultaneous manometry after atracurium
    E Sundman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Karolinska Hospital and Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Anesthesiology 92:977-84. 2000
  7. doi Use of manometry for laryngeal mask airway reduces postoperative pharyngolaryngeal adverse events: a prospective, randomized trial
    Edwin Seet
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 112:652-7. 2010
  8. pmc Relevance of ineffective oesophageal motility during oesophageal acid clearance
    M Simren
    Centre for Gastroenterological Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Gut 52:784-90. 2003
  9. ncbi An updated clinical primer on large artery mechanics: implications of pulse waveform analysis and arterial tonometry
    Michael 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
  10. doi Perception of dysphagia: lack of correlation with objective measurements of esophageal function
    A Lazarescu
    Centre for Gastroenterological Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 22:1292-7, e336-7. 2010

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  1. ncbi Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function with finger arterial pulse wave amplitude
    Jeffrey 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...
  2. doi Assessment of endothelial function by non-invasive peripheral arterial tonometry predicts late cardiovascular adverse events
    Ronen 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...
  3. doi Digital assessment of endothelial function and ischemic heart disease in women
    Yasushi Matsuzawa
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1688-96. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Achalasia: a new clinically relevant classification by high-resolution manometry
    John 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.
  5. ncbi Anorectal functional testing: review of collective experience
    Fernando Azpiroz
    Digestive System Research Unit, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:232-40. 2002
    Anorectal 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...
  6. ncbi The incidence and mechanisms of pharyngeal and upper esophageal dysfunction in partially paralyzed humans: pharyngeal videoradiography and simultaneous manometry after atracurium
    E 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...
  7. doi Use of manometry for laryngeal mask airway reduces postoperative pharyngolaryngeal adverse events: a prospective, randomized trial
    Edwin Seet
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 112:652-7. 2010
    Adverse 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...
  8. pmc Relevance of ineffective oesophageal motility during oesophageal acid clearance
    M 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...
  9. ncbi An updated clinical primer on large artery mechanics: implications of pulse waveform analysis and arterial tonometry
    Michael 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...
  10. doi Perception of dysphagia: lack of correlation with objective measurements of esophageal function
    A 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...
  11. pmc Reduced ascending aortic strain and distensibility: earliest manifestations of vascular aging in humans
    Alban 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...
  12. ncbi High-resolution manometry predicts the success of oesophageal bolus transport and identifies clinically important abnormalities not detected by conventional manometry
    M Fox
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 16:533-42. 2004
    High-resolution manometry (HRM) is a recent development in oesophageal measurement; its value in the clinical setting remains a matter of controversy...
  13. ncbi Validation of a new non-invasive portable tonometer for determining arterial pressure wave and pulse wave velocity: the PulsePen device
    Paolo 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...
  14. pmc 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 symptoms
    Shahin 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...
  15. ncbi Endothelial function and arterial stiffness in minimally symptomatic obstructive sleep apnea
    Malcolm 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...
  16. pmc Abnormal oesophageal motility in patients with chronic cough
    J 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...
  17. ncbi 24-h esophageal pH testing in asthmatics: respiratory symptom correlation with esophageal acid events
    S 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...
  18. ncbi Long-term outcome and objective changes of anorectal function after biofeedback therapy for faecal incontinence
    R 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...
  19. ncbi The functional lumen imaging probe (FLIP) for evaluation of the esophagogastric junction
    Barry 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-..
  20. pmc Randomized controlled trial shows biofeedback to be superior to pelvic floor exercises for fecal incontinence
    Steve 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. ncbi Long-term study on the effects of visual biofeedback and muscle training as a therapeutic modality in pelvic floor dyssynergia and slow-transit constipation
    Edda 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...
  23. doi Tonometric arterial pulse sensor with noise cancellation
    Edward 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...
  24. pmc A unique esophageal motor pattern that involves longitudinal muscles is responsible for emptying in achalasia esophagus
    Su 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.
  25. doi Clinical utility of colonic and anorectal manometry in chronic constipation
    Satish 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 ..
  26. doi Anorectal function testing and anal endosonography in the diagnostic work-up of patients with primary pelvic organ prolapse
    Annette 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...
  27. ncbi Ambulatory 24-h colonic manometry in healthy humans
    S 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.
  28. pmc Ambulatory high-resolution manometry, lower esophageal sphincter lift and transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation
    R 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. 2012
    Lower esophageal sphincter (LES) lift seen on high-resolution manometry (HRM) is a possible surrogate marker of the longitudinal muscle contraction of the esophagus...
  29. pmc Intra-oral compartment pressures: a biofunctional model and experimental measurements under different conditions of posture
    Wilfried Engelke
    Dentistry Centre, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 15:165-76. 2011
    ....
  30. doi Digital rectal examination is a useful tool for identifying patients with dyssynergia
    Kasaya 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...
  31. doi 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...
  32. ncbi Multiple rapid swallowing: a complementary test during standard oesophageal manometry
    F 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)...
  33. pmc Weak peristalsis in esophageal pressure topography: classification and association with Dysphagia
    Sabine Roman
    Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:349-56. 2011
    Esophageal 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)...
  34. pmc Manometric features of eosinophilic esophagitis in esophageal pressure topography
    S 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)...
  35. doi Variability of peripheral arterial tonometry in the measurement of endothelial function in healthy men
    Jianmin 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...
  36. doi Reproducibility of esophageal high-resolution manometry
    A Bogte
    Gastrointestinal Research Unit, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:e271-6. 2011
    Esophageal 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...
  37. doi Criteria for assessing esophageal motility in laparoscopic adjustable gastric band patients: the importance of the lower esophageal contractile segment
    Paul 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...
  38. doi Impedance measurements and high-resolution manometry help to better define rumination episodes
    Boudewijn 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.
  39. doi 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. 2011
    Failure 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...
  40. doi Gastric emptying of a non-digestible solid: assessment with simultaneous SmartPill pH and pressure capsule, antroduodenal manometry, gastric emptying scintigraphy
    D 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...
  41. doi Upper esophageal sphincter and esophageal motility in patients with chronic cough and reflux: assessment by high-resolution manometry
    R 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 ..
  42. ncbi Echocardiography-guided pacemaker optimization and radial artery tonometry
    Tasneem 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...
  43. ncbi Ejaculatory duct manometry in normal men and in patients with ejaculatory duct obstruction
    Michael 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...
  44. ncbi A novel microbubble construct for intracardiac or intravascular MR manometry: a theoretical study
    Rohan 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%...
  45. ncbi Gastric and sublingual capnometry
    Jacques 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...
  46. ncbi Short course of omeprazole: a better first diagnostic approach to noncardiac chest pain than endoscopy, manometry, or 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring
    William 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...
  47. pmc High-resolution manometry and impedance-pH/manometry: valuable tools in clinical and investigational esophagology
    Peter J Kahrilas
    Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2951, USA
    Gastroenterology 135:756-69. 2008
    Both high-resolution manometry (HRM) and impedance-pH/manometry monitoring have established themselves as research tools and both are now emerging in the clinical arena...
  48. ncbi Ambulatory 24-hour colonic manometry in slow-transit constipation
    Satish S C Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2405-16. 2004
    The colonic neuromuscular dysfunction in patients with constipation and the role of colonic manometry is incompletely understood.
  49. pmc Classification of oesophageal motility abnormalities
    S 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...
  50. doi A new era in esophageal diagnostics: the image-based paradigm of high-resolution manometry
    Renato 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...
  51. ncbi Assessment of peripheral vascular endothelial function in the ambulatory setting
    Jeffrey 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...
  52. pmc High-resolution manometry in clinical practice: utilizing pressure topography to classify oesophageal motility abnormalities
    J E Pandolfino
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 2951, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 21:796-806. 2009
    High-resolution manometry capable of pressure monitoring from the pharynx to the stomach together with pressure topography plotting represents an unquestionable evolution in oesophageal manometry...
  53. doi Deterioration of muscle function in the human esophagus with age
    Hans 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...
  54. doi NERD, GERD, and Barrett's esophagus: role of acid and non-acid reflux revisited with combined pH-impedance monitoring
    Christian 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...
  55. ncbi Oesophageal motility disorders
    J 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...
  56. ncbi Updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Kenneth 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...
  57. ncbi Minimum standards of anorectal manometry
    S S C Rao
    University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 14:553-9. 2002
  58. ncbi Oesophageal high-resolution manometry: moving from research into clinical practice
    M R Fox
    Clinic for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zurich, CH 4103 Zürich, Switzerland
    Gut 57:405-23. 2008
    b>Manometry measures pressure within the oesophageal lumen and sphincters, and provides an assessment of the neuromuscular activity that dictates function in health and disease...
  59. ncbi Functional gallbladder and sphincter of oddi disorders
    Jose 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 ..
  60. ncbi Assessment of endothelial function using peripheral waveform analysis: a clinical application
    Christopher S Hayward
    Cardiology Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:521-8. 2002
    ....
  61. doi Effects of anti-reflux surgery on weakly acidic reflux and belching
    J 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...
  62. ncbi Characteristics of trapped lung: pleural fluid analysis, manometry, and air-contrast chest CT
    John 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. 2007
    To review the pleural fluid characteristics, pleural manometry, and radiographic data of patients who received a diagnosis of trapped lung in our pleural diseases service.
  63. ncbi Impaired deglutitive EGJ relaxation in clinical esophageal manometry: a quantitative analysis of 400 patients and 75 controls
    Sudip K Ghosh
    Dept of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Univ, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 293:G878-85. 2007
    Assessing 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 ..
  64. ncbi Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations and reflux: mechanistic analysis using concurrent fluoroscopy and high-resolution manometry
    John 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.
  65. ncbi Effects of age on the gastroesophageal junction, esophageal motility, and reflux disease
    Jacqueline Lee
    Department of Gastroenterology, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1392-8. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi Total and segmental colonic transit time and anorectal manometry in children with chronic idiopathic constipation
    Carolina 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...
  67. pmc 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...
  68. ncbi Quantifying esophageal peristalsis with high-resolution manometry: a study of 75 asymptomatic volunteers
    Sudip 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. 2006
    The vastly enhanced spatial resolution of high-resolution manometry (HRM) makes it possible to simultaneous monitor contractile activity over the entire length of the esophagus...
  69. ncbi Validation of a generalized transfer function to noninvasively derive central blood pressure during exercise
    James 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...
  70. pmc Five-year subjective and objective results of laparoscopic and conventional Nissen fundoplication: a randomized trial
    Werner A Draaisma
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 244:34-41. 2006
    ....
  71. ncbi Ultrasonographic patterns in patients with obstructed defaecation
    L 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...
  72. ncbi Electrogastrography: poor correlation with antro-duodenal manometry and doubtful clinical usefulness in adults
    Shahab 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.
  73. ncbi Long-term effects of myotomy and partial fundoplication for esophageal achalasia
    L 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...
  74. doi High-resolution manometry patterns of lower esophageal sphincter complex in symptomatic post-fundoplication patients
    Masato 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.
  75. doi Role of the multichannel intraluminal impedance technique in infants and children
    Michiel 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 ..
  76. ncbi High-resolution solid-state manometry of the antropyloroduodenal region
    J 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...
  77. pmc Esophageal and transpulmonary pressures in acute respiratory failure
    Daniel 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...
  78. doi Anorectal function evaluation and predictive factors for faecal incontinence in 600 patients
    T 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...
  79. pmc Urinary bladder partial carbon dioxide tension during hemorrhagic shock and reperfusion: an observational study
    Arnaldo 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...
  80. ncbi 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. 2010
    The prognostic value of postoperative manometry in fecal incontinence is still controversial...
  81. doi The value of high-resolution manometry in the assessment of the resting characteristics of the lower esophageal sphincter
    Shahin 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. 2009
    High-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...
  82. pmc Distal esophageal spasm in high-resolution esophageal pressure topography: defining clinical phenotypes
    John 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...
  83. pmc Functional esophagogastric junction obstruction with intact peristalsis: a heterogeneous syndrome sometimes akin to achalasia
    John 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. 2009
    Some 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.
  84. pmc The contractile deceleration point: an important physiologic landmark on oesophageal pressure topography
    J 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...
  85. doi Comparison of anorectal manometry to endoanal ultrasound in the evaluation of fecal incontinence
    Savio 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)...
  86. pmc Aerophagia, gastric, and supragastric belching: a study using intraluminal electrical impedance monitoring
    A 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...
  87. doi Comparison of vector symmetry index and endoanal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of anal sphincter disruption
    D N Samarasekera
    Department of Coloproctology, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
    Tech Coloproctol 12:211-5. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi Correlation between anal manometry and endosonography in females with faecal incontinence
    M 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...
  89. ncbi Assessment of sonographic quality of anal sphincter muscles in patients with faecal incontinence
    I Pinsk
    Department of Surgery B, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Colorectal Dis 11:933-40. 2009
    ....
  90. pmc Challenging the limits of esophageal manometry
    Peter J Kahrilas
    Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Gastroenterology 134:16-8. 2008
  91. doi Eliminating arterial injury during central venous catheterization using manometry
    Catalin 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 ..
  92. ncbi Reduced risk for pancreatitis after endoscopic microtransducer manometry of the sphincter of Oddi: a randomized comparison with the perfusion manometry technique
    T Wehrmann
    Dept of Internal Medicine I, Academic Hospital of Hanover Siloah, Roesebeckstrasse 15, 30449 Hanover, Germany
    Endoscopy 35:472-7. 2003
    Endoscopic 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...
  93. ncbi Evaluation of unexplained acute and acute recurrent pancreatitis using endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, sphincter of Oddi manometry and endoscopic ultrasound
    W 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.
  94. doi Normal values for manometry performed with swallows of viscous test material
    Wojciech Blonski
    Division of Gastroenterology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:155-60. 2008
    Esophageal function testing with combined multichannel intraluminal impedance and manometry (MII-EM) is performed using ten 5-ml liquid and viscous swallows...
  95. ncbi Measurement of gastric pH in ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring
    Shahin 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...
  96. ncbi Comorbidities associated with constipation in children referred for colon manometry may mask functional diagnoses
    J T Gertken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:328-31. 2005
    In children with prolonged constipation of unclear pathogenesis or unresponsive to treatment, colon manometry can discriminate between functional fecal retention (FFR) and colon neuromuscular diseases.
  97. ncbi Colonic manometry via appendicostomy shows reduced frequency, amplitude, and length of propagating sequences in children with slow-transit constipation
    Michael P Stanton
    Department of Surgical Research, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1138-45. 2005
    We 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.
  98. ncbi Initial experience with magnetic resonance fluoroscopy in the evaluation of oesophageal motility disorders. Comparison with manometry and barium fluoroscopy
    Valeria 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...
  99. ncbi A washing toilet seat with a CCD camera monitor to stimulate bowel movement in patients with spinal cord injury
    Ken Uchikawa
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, National Hospital Organization, Murayama Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:200-4. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi High-resolution manometry
    A J Bredenoord
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Dig Liver Dis 40:174-81. 2008
    Recently, high-resolution oesophageal manometry was added to the armamentarium of researchers and gastroenterologists...
  101. ncbi [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...

Research Grants84

  1. ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDER
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Current diagnostic tests for OD (anorectal manometry, defecography, rectal balloon expulsion) are neither standardized nor reproducible; endoanal ultrasound is ..
  2. 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...
  3. Planning Grant for SOD III Multicenter Trial
    Peter 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...
  4. THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Peter 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...
  5. Reflux Disease in Patients with Throat Signs/Symptoms
    Michael 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 ..
  6. THE HIGH PRESSURE ZONE OF THE DISTAL ESOPHAGUS
    Larry Miller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Simultaneous high-resolution ultrasound and manometry will be utilized to correlate anatomical position (structure) with pressure (function)...
  7. THE HIGH PRESSURE ZONE OF THE DISTAL ESOPHAGUS
    Larry Miller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Simultaneous high-resolution ultrasound and manometry will be utilized to correlate anatomical position (structure) with pressure (function)...
  8. THE HIGH PRESSURE ZONE OF THE DISTAL ESOPHAGUS
    Larry Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Simultaneous high-resolution ultrasound and manometry will be utilized to correlate anatomical position (structure) with pressure (function)...
  9. ESOPHAGEAL MOTOR FUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Walter Hogan; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Investigations will utilize videofluoroscopy of barium swallows, intraluminal manometry, esophageal transducers, esophageal marker measurements, esophageal pH recording and diaphragmatic ..
  10. ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDER
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Current diagnostic tests for OD (anorectal manometry, defecography, rectal balloon expulsion) are neither standardized nor reproducible; endoanal ultrasound is ..
  11. ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDER
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Current diagnostic tests for OD (anorectal manometry, defecography, rectal balloon expulsion) are neither standardized nor reproducible; endoanal ultrasound is ..
  12. Gastroesophageal Antireflux Mechanisms
    MICHAEL RAYMOND contact RUGGIERI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..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 ..
  13. Gastroesophageal Antireflux Mechanisms
    MICHAEL 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 ..
  14. SoundTrak: A Data Acquisition and Analysis System for OSDB
    B Parker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In particular, traditional overnight laboratory polysomnography, augmented to include esophageal manometry and/or pulse transit time measurement, will be compared with multi-night in-home sleep studies based on an easy-..
  15. Is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth associated with functional dyspepsia?
    Henry C Lin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will compare symptom scores recorded on questionnaires, LBT results, small bowel manometry, and volume of tolerance of a nutritive drink before and after treatment of SIBO...
  16. CHOLECYSTOKININ--ROLE IN POSTPRANDIAL GASTRIC MOTILITY
    Helen Raybould; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..in the gastric corpus, antrum and duodenum will be measured using a multilumen catheter for perfused side hole manometry in combination with a sleeve sensor to simultaneously measure pyloric pressure...
  17. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  18. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  19. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  20. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  21. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  22. THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Peter James Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This proposal will evaluate the use of two novel technologies (3D- high resolution manometry (3D-HRM) and EndoFLIP(R)) to objectify GERD diagnostics...
  23. THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Peter 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 ..
  24. THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Peter 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 ..
  25. Evaluating Predictors &Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD)
    Peter B Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A 2:1 randomization allocation in favor of sphincterotomy and stratified by results of sphincter manometry (SOM - abnormal/normal) and center will be used...
  26. Evaluating Predictors & Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD)
    Peter B Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A 2:1 randomization allocation in favor of sphincterotomy and stratified by results of sphincter manometry (SOM - abnormal/normal) and center will be used...
  27. Evaluating Predictors & Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD)
    Peter Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A 2:1 randomization allocation in favor of sphincterotomy and stratified by results of sphincter manometry (SOM - abnormal/normal) and center will be used...
  28. Evaluating Predictors & Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD)
    Peter Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A 2:1 randomization allocation in favor of sphincterotomy and stratified by results of sphincter manometry (SOM - abnormal/normal) and center will be used...
  29. Reflux Disease in Patients with Throat Signs/Symptoms
    Michael Vaezi; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..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 ..
  30. Reflux Disease in Patients with Throat Signs/Symptoms
    Michael Vaezi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..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 ..
  31. Reflux Disease in Patients with Throat Signs/Symptoms
    Michael Vaezi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..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 ..
  32. GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX CLEARANCE AND REFLUX DISEASE
    WYLIE DODDS; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..of: (1) motor activity in the stomach, lower esophageal sphincter (LES), esophageal body, and pharynx by manometry, (2) esophageal pH by an intraluminal electrode, and (3) continuous recording of electrical patterns of ..
  33. THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Peter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Antegrade EGJ function will be quantified with an "esophageal stress test" using manometry with concurrent fluoroscopy while swallowing boluses of defined viscoelastic properties...
  34. THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Peter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Antegrade EGJ function will be quantified with an "esophageal stress test" using manometry with concurrent fluoroscopy while swallowing boluses of defined viscoelastic properties...
  35. THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Peter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Antegrade EGJ function will be quantified with an "esophageal stress test" using manometry with concurrent fluoroscopy while swallowing boluses of defined viscoelastic properties...
  36. THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Peter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Antegrade EGJ function will be quantified with an "esophageal stress test" using manometry with concurrent fluoroscopy while swallowing boluses of defined viscoelastic properties...
  37. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony G Visco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  38. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  39. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  40. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  41. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  42. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  43. SPHINCTER OF ODDI FUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Walter Hogan; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Recent advances in instrumentation now allow high-fidelity intraluminal manometry of the biliary-pancreatic duct systems in both humans and experimental animals...
  44. An Intelligent 32-Site Esophageal Manometry System
    COLLIN RICH; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. NEUROMUSCULAR CONDITION THERAPY-DYSSYNERGIC DEFECATION
    Satish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..After diagnostic evaluation with colon transit study, anorectal manometry and stool diaries, 90 patients will be randomized to receive standard treatment consisting of diet, habit-..
  46. High-Definition Manometry: A Novel Diagnostic Tool
    Thomas Parks; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..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 ..
  47. NONINVASIVE MEASURE OF FLOW LIMITS IN CHILDREN WITH OSAS
    CAROLE MARCUS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The "gold standard" for diagnosing UARS is esophageal manometry, which is invasive and cumbersome...
  48. High-Definition Manometry: A Novel Diagnostic Tool
    Thomas 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 ..
  49. High-Definition Manometry: A Novel Diagnostic Tool
    Thomas Parks; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..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 ..
  50. VOLITIONAL, BOLUS, AND AGE EFFECTS ON HUMAN SWALLOWING
    Peter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Several protocols are described using videofluoroscopy concurrently with pharyngeal manometry as subjects swallow a spectrum of volumes, viscosities, and pills...
  51. ENDOSCOPIC SPHINCTEROTOMY FOR SPHINCTER OF ODDI DYSFUNCTION
    MICHELLE JEDNAK; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Recent studies suggest that sphincter of Oddi manometry is neither 100% sensitive nor specific in predicting response to ES; further the efficacy of ES in patients with ..
  52. ORAL MECHANISMS IN SWALLOWING
    THOMAS GAY; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..research on swallowing has focused on the pharyngeal and esophageal components using cineradiography and manometry. However, the importance of the oral component of swallowing is becoming increasingly apparent, both from the ..
  53. ORAL MECHANISMS IN SWALLOWING
    THOMAS GAY; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..research on swallowing has focused on the pharyngeal and esophageal components using cineradiography and manometry. However, the importance of the oral component of swallowing is becoming increasingly apparent, both from the ..
  54. PREDICTING THE INSERTION LENGTH FOR GASTRIC GAVAGE TUBES
    Jan Beckstrand; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..recommended in the literature and the actual distance to the stomach measured in endoscopy and esophageal manometry subjects...
  55. Impact of non-acid reflux on respiratory diseases in children
    Rachel Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..determine the role of non-acid reflux in respiratory disease using two novel technologies: pH-MII and esophageal manometry with impedance...
  56. Impact/non-acid reflux/respiratory diseases/children
    Rachel 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...
  57. COLONIC MOTOR FUNCTION & COMPLIANCE IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS
    Bernard Coulie; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..inactive and 14 with endoscopically active disease) will undergo endoscopy-aided placement of a combined manometry and barostat balloon assembly with the balloon positioned in the lower descending colon...
  58. ROLE OF PUBORECTALIS MUSCLE IN FECAL CONTINENCE
    RAVINDER 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 ..
  59. ROLE OF PUBORECTALIS MUSCLE IN FECAL CONTINENCE
    RAVINDER MITTAL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..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 ..
  60. ROLE OF PUBORECTALIS MUSCLE IN FECAL CONTINENCE
    RAVINDER MITTAL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..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 ..
  61. ROLE OF PUBORECTALIS MUSCLE IN FECAL CONTINENCE
    RAVINDER MITTAL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..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 ..
  62. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OROPHARYNGEAL SWALLOW AFTER STROKE
    Jerilyn Logemann; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..A swallows will be studied with simultaneous videofluoroscopy and solid state manometry. These studies are designed to determine 1) the normalcy of the patient's oropharyngeal swallow (as compared to ..
  63. Pantoprazole and omeprazole in gastroesophageal reflux disease
    DUANE WEBB; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Patients undergo a screening endoscopy, manometry and pH measurement...
  64. Ultra-Sonic Non-Contact Tonometer in Glaucoma-IOP Checks
    Peter 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 ..
  65. IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME AND ANTIDEPRESSANT THERAPY
    David Greenbaum; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Psychiatric status will be objectively assessed by testing and structured interviews. Rectosigmoid manometry will be performed by a standardized technique...
  66. CLINICAL-RESEARCH SWALLOWING MOTILITY DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM
    James Brasseur; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..practice, (c) potentially reduces the use of radiation through more sophisticated application of intraluminal manometry, and (d) is designed for continual advancement in the state- of-the-art...
  67. PHARYNGEAL/UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER PRESSURE DYNAMICS
    Donald Castell; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..UES/P manometry will be performed first in normal volunteers, with a particular emphasis on subjects older than 60 years, using ..
  68. DEVELOPMENT OF MOTILITY VISUALIZATION SYSTEM
    JAE SON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In diagnosing many such disorders, manometry remains the gold standard because of its sensitivity to motor dysfunction...
  69. DEVELOPMENT OF MOTILITY VISUALIZATION SYSTEM
    JAE SON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In diagnosing many such disorders, manometry remains the gold standard because of its sensitivity to motor dysfunction...