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Analyzers, Physiologic, Peristaltic Motility, Esophageal

Definition : Peristaltic motility analyzers designed to determine the motility of the esophagus by measuring the pressure on a swallowed catheter at several points. These analyzers usually include nonperfusion catheters to measure the esophageal pressure directly and/or perfusion catheters and extracorporeal transducers to measure the pressure indirectly. Most esophageal motility analyzers also measure pH, respiration, and swallowing using appropriate sensors. These analyzers are used in the evaluation of patients with dysphagia, acid reflux (heartburn), and/or noncardiac chest pain; they are also used for assessing connective tissue and neuromuscular diseases.

Entry Terms : "Esophageal Motility Analyzers"

UMDC code : 11600

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Medtronic Inc

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At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

Natus Medical Inc

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Natus is a leading provider of healthcare products used for the screening, detection, treatment, monitoring and tracking of common medical ailments in newborn care, hearing impairment, neurological dysfunction, epilepsy, sleep disorders, and balance and mobility disorders.

Sandhill Scientific

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Sandhill Scientific is a world leading developer and marketer of innovative G.I. Diagnostic solutions. We pioneered Impedance/pH Total Reflux Monitoring for acid and nonacid reflux, forever changing worldwide diagnostic practice for refractory GERD.

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