oa South African Medical Journal - The prognostic significance of the viscerocardiac reflex phenomenon

Volume 50, Issue 20
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The acid perfusion test, combined with manometric studies of the oesophagus and serial electrocardiography, has been utilised to determine the incidence of ischaemic ST-segment depression and of significant arrhythmias during acid-induced oesophageal pain.

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