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Diagnosing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Manometry

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Updated November 11, 2010

Manometry is a technique that records muscular pressure. A small tube is guided through the patient's nose and into the esophagus. A computer connected to the sensor on the tube will measure the muscular pressure in the esophagus and stomach.

This test is useful for the following reasons
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  3. Heartburn / GERD
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  5. Diagnosis
  6. Diagnosing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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