Criteria for assessing esophageal motility in laparoscopic adjustable gastric band patients: The importance of the lower esophageal contractile segment

Paul Burton, Wendy Brown, Cheryl Laurie, Geoffrey Hebbard, Paul O'Brien

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Esophageal function appears critical in laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) patients; however, conventional motility assessments have not proven to be clinically useful. Recent combined video fluoroscopic and high-resolution manometric studies have identified important components of esophageal function in LAGB patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)316 - 325
Number of pages10
JournalObesity Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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