Motility Disorders of the Esophagus

Peter J. Kahrilas*, John E. Pandolfino

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTextbook of Gastroenterology, Fifth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)9781405169110
StatePublished - Feb 17 2009


  • Esophageal involvement in systemic disease
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Evaluation and classification of oropharyngeal dysphagia
  • Hypopharyngeal diverticula and cricopharyngeal bars
  • Motility disorders of esophagus
  • Muscular diseases causing oropharyngeal dysphagia
  • Oropharyngeal swallowing disorders
  • Xerostomia (the subjective feeling of oral dryness)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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