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manometry

 [mah-nom´ĕ-trē]
the measurement of pressure by means of a manometer.
esophageal manometry a diagnostic study to assess the competence of the lower esophageal sphincter. A catheter sheathed with a water-filled balloon is inserted nasally and advanced into the esophagus; a series of measurements reflecting esophageal resting pressures are taken as the catheters are moved.

ma·nom·e·try

(mă-nom'ĕ-trē), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation monometry.
Measurement of the pressure of gases or fluids by means of a manometer.
Synonym(s): manoscopy
[see manometer]

manometry

/ma·nom·e·try/ (-ĕ-tre) the measurement of pressure by means of a manometer.
anal manometry  the measurement of pressure generated by the anal sphincter; used in the evaluation of fecal incontinence.

manometry

[mənom′ətrē]
Etymology: Gk, manos, thin, metron, measure
1 the science of pressure movements of liquids or gases.
2 a technique for measuring changes in the pressure of a gas or liquid that result from a biological or chemical action.

manometry

The recording of pressure in an inelastic liquid or gas. Manometry is the standard for the diagnosis of motor disorders of the body of the oesophagus and lower sphincter; it allows intraluminal evaluation of pressure based on perstaltic performance, contraction wave configuration and the sphincter’s basal pressure and relaxation.

manometry

The recording of pressure in an inelastic liquid or gas; manometry is the standard for the diagnosis of motor disorders of the body of the esophagus and lower sphincter, and allows intraluminal evaluation of pressure based on perstaltic performance, contraction wave configuration, and the sphincter's basal pressure and relaxation

ma·nom·e·try

(mă-nom'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of the pressure of gases by means of a manometer.
See: manometer

Manometry

A balloon study of internal anal sphincter pressure and relaxation.

manometry

technique of using a manometer and interpreting the result.

esophageal manometry
a method of recording pressures within the esophagus, particularly during the passage of a food bolus.
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Aperistalsis on esophageal manometry confirmed diagnosis of achalasia.
Keywords: Lower esophageal sphincter vector volume analysis, gastroesophageal reflux, esophageal manometry, 24 hour pH monitoring
sup][10] simultaneously applied high-resolution manometry, impedance and pH recordings, and PSG to 26 patients with OSAHS and/or GERD to obtain the pressure changes in UES and the gastroesophageal junction during apneic periods, but the transmission and clearance functions of the esophagus were not measured.
High resolution manometry (HRM) is required for the diagnosis of achalasia, and shows GE junction impaired relaxation which is defined as a mean four-second integrated relaxation pressure (IRP) of [greater than or equal to] 10 mmHg over test swallows.
Whilst the diagnosis of achalasia is dependent upon the above, high resolution manometry can further classify achalasia into three subtypes dependent on the pattern of oesophageal peristaltic abnormalities and oesophageal pressure dynamics (Figure 1).
Barium swallow and manometry effectively diagnosed 95% and 100% of cases in our study.
Nevertheless, despite the limitations, our findings suggest that finger palpation is not an accurate technique for LMA ProSeal intracuff pressure estimation, and we recommend that cuff pressure manometry should be considered a standard of care with the use of laryngeal mask airways.
Under the agreement, Invive Healthcare will distribute Sandhill Scientific's ZepHr(R) Impedance/pH Reflux Monitoring System, InSIGHT(TM) HRiM(R) System, and InSIGHT(TM) Anorectal Manometry System.
Her preoperative workup included esophageal manometry which revealed evidence of esophageal body aperistalsis and incomplete LES relaxation.
Although ETT cuff pressure manometry is optimal in determining safe ETT cuff pressure, it is standard practice in the ED and in the pre-hospital emergency care environment to assess ETT cuff pressure using palpation of the cuff's pilot balloon--a qualitative technique prone to subjective interpretation.