Manometría esofágica

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Manometría esofágica

Es un examen que mide la motilidad y función del esófago y del esfínter esofágico. Se inserta una sonda por la boca y se lleva hasta el esófago. Se registra la presión del músculo del esfínter, así como también las ondas de contracción en la deglución. La manometría es una herramienta que se utiliza para evaluar trastornos de la deglución.

Manometría esofágica

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  • Last reviewed on 8/11/2011
  • George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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