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Ineffective esophageal motility: Concepts, future directions, and conclusions from the Stanford 2018 symposium.

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Summary of "Ineffective esophageal motility: Concepts, future directions, and conclusions from the Stanford 2018 symposium."

Ineffective esophageal motility (IEM) is a heterogenous minor motility disorder diagnosed when ≥50% ineffective peristaltic sequences (distal contractile integral <450 mm Hg cm s) coexist with normal lower esophageal sphincter relaxation (integrated relaxation pressure < upper limit of normal) on esophageal high-resolution manometry (HRM). Ineffective esophageal motility is not consistently related to disease states or symptoms and may be seen in asymptomatic healthy individuals.

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Name: Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society
ISSN: 1365-2982
Pages: e13584

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