oa South African Medical Journal - Lower oesophageal sphincter restin gpressures in achalasia and the response of the spincter to swallowing and drugs
|Article Title||Lower oesophageal sphincter restin gpressures in achalasia and the response of the spincter to swallowing and drugs|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Oct 1976|
|Pages||1822 - 1825|
|Keyword(s)||Achalasia, Drugs, Lower oesophageal sphincter resting pressure, Pharmacology, Sphincter response, Surgery and Swallowing|
Previous reports on the profile of lower oesophageal sphincter (LOS) pressures and swallow responses in achalasia have been conflicting. Both normal and high resting pressures have been reported.
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