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Why can't I have sedation for esophageal manometry?
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Alter results
Any 'sedation' may influence the accuracy of the results.
..Manometry essentially measures a few items: pressure and proper direction of contractions in the body of the esophagus and pressure and appropriately timed relaxation of the sphincter of the esophagus.

In brief: Alter results
Any 'sedation' may influence the accuracy of the results.
..Manometry essentially measures a few items: pressure and proper direction of contractions in the body of the esophagus and pressure and appropriately timed relaxation of the sphincter of the esophagus.
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