Esophageal Motor Function

Peter J Kahrilas*, John Erik Pandolfino

*Corresponding author for this work

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTextbook of Gastroenterology, Fifth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Pages187-206
Number of pages20
Volume1
ISBN (Print)9781405169110
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 17 2009

Keywords

  • Esophageal motor function
  • Esophageal peristalsis control
  • Esophagogastric junction
  • Lower esophageal sphincter (LES) relaxation
  • Lower esophageal sphincter pressure relaxation
  • Oropharyngeal swallowing mechanicism
  • Pharynx and upper esophageal sphincter
  • Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation (tLESR) frequency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Kahrilas, P. J., & Pandolfino, J. E. (2009). Esophageal Motor Function. In Textbook of Gastroenterology, Fifth Edition (Vol. 1, pp. 187-206). Blackwell Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444303254.ch9