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Who needs esophageal manometry?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Swallowing problems

Test is best to look for problems with the muscles of the esophagus, how they function and what could be going on when they are not functioning and a person is having difficulty swallowing or undefined chest pain without clear source.
Best for diagnosing things like achalasia and esophageal spasm and hypomotility.

In brief: Swallowing problems

Test is best to look for problems with the muscles of the esophagus, how they function and what could be going on when they are not functioning and a person is having difficulty swallowing or undefined chest pain without clear source.
Best for diagnosing things like achalasia and esophageal spasm and hypomotility.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
wow, some run on sentence...oops
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