transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation


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transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation

relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter in response to gastric distension, lasting for 10 to 30 seconds and resulting in gastroesophageal reflux.
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Activation of the GABA (B) receptor inhibits transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations in dogs.
ATLANTA -- Baclofen inhibits transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations associated with duodenogastroesophageal reflux, Dr.
These products focus on reducing production of gastric acid; neutralizing gastric acidity, encourage/improve gastric emptying; restoring function of the lower esophageal sphincter and reducing the occurrence of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESRs).
Involvement of nitric oxide in human transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations and esophageal primary peristalsis.
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