Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 24th, 2009
"These patients will increasingly require accurate assessment of their esophageal function. Twenty LAGB patients underwent high-resolution video manometry with the LAGB empty, 20% under, 20% over, and at their optimal volume. Twenty obese controls were also studied. Effects on esophageal motility, the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), and the gastroesophageal junction were measured. Transit during liquid and semisolid...
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