Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 14, Issue 9, pp 1466–1467 | Cite as

High-Resolution and Conventional Manometry in the Assessment of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter Length

  • Fernando A. M. Herbella
  • Fernando P. P. Vicentine
  • Jose C. Del Grande
Letter to the Editor


Motion Artifact Lower Esophageal Sphincter Segmental Defect Esophageal Body Open Mind 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando A. M. Herbella
    • 1
    • 2
  • Fernando P. P. Vicentine
    • 1
  • Jose C. Del Grande
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Escola Paulista de MedicinaFederal University of Sao PauloSao PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Surgical Gastroenterology, Division of Esophagus and StomachHospital Sao PauloSao PauloBrazil

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