Esophageal Manometry is a procedure that mesures the functioning of the esophagus by evaluating movement of food from esophagus to the stomach.
The procedure is used to measure the contractions of the muscles (sphincters) in the esophagus that occurs after swallowing the food. It also evaluates how well the muscles open and close, as well as pressure and pattern of contractions.
The doctor will recommend you to
Fast for 6 to 8 hours prior to the procedure
Stop certain medications that can cause complications
Generally, the patients are able to resume their normal activities in a few hours after the procedure.
The patient may have sore throat and congested nose for 1 to 2 days post the procedure.
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