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  • n. The measurement of pressure using a manometer

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  • The fellow will ultimately develop skills to become independently proficient in diagnostic procedures such as upper and lower endoscopy, rectal suction biopsy, liver biopsy and manometry.

    Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

  • Over 4,000 procedures are performed annually and include: endoscopy, manometry, liver biopsy, hydrogen breath test, resting energy expenditures, DEXA bone density measurements and pancreatic function testing.

    GI services

  • In April, 2010, Given Imaging acquired Sierra Scientific Instruments, the leading provider of specialty GI diagnostic solutions and pioneer of high-resolution manometry for assessing gastrointestinal motility.

    Given Imaging Provides PillCam(R) COLON 2 Update - Yahoo! Finance

  • In regards to GI testing, 38 percent underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy, 4 percent underwent manometry (13 tests), and 2 percent had pH probes (six probes).

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  • Scientific Instruments, the leading provider of specialty GI diagnostic solutions and pioneer of high-resolution manometry for assessing gastrointestinal motility.

    Given Imaging to Host Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results Conference Calls - Yahoo! Finance

  • Anorectal manometry (insertion of a soft, flexable tube which measures the pressures of the sphincter muscles, rectal sensation, and neural reflexes is inserted through the rectum)

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  • Patients with refractory cough were assessed by 24h pH monitoring and oesophageal manometry.

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  • Percentage reduction in esophagitis grade was also Esophageal manometry was performed in the usual fashion calculated without the patients taking daily or occasional using a stationary pull-through technique [42].

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  • In their study, patients with symptoms of GERD were evaluated with esophageal manometry, 24-h ambulatory pH monitoring, and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.

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  • The company offers a broad product portfolio including PillCam(R) video capsules for the small bowel, esophagus and colon PillCam(R) COLON not approved for use in the United States, industry-leading ManoScan(TM) high-resolution manometry and Bravo(R) wireless and Digitrapper(R) pH and impedance products.

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