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Diagnose Reflux Using Esophageal Manometry

Diagnose Reflux Using Esophageal Manometry Esophageal manometry is a very common test that’s performed when we evaluate patients who have refractory reflux. It really is important because sometimes the lower esophageal sphincter is actually too tight rather than...

Reflux Testing When Dietary Measures Fail

Reflux Testing When Dietary Measures Fail One of the most important things that we have to consider when faced with reflux disease that is not responding to simple dietary measures is what type of testing do we need to do to fully characterize that disease. On the...

Reflux and The Electrogastrogram

Reflux and The Electrogastrogram Another important test that’s becoming more and more important as we learn more and more about reflux, is known as the electrogastrogram, or what we call the EGG for short. In this test, three electrodes will be placed on your...

Respiratory Reflux Esophageal pH Study

Respiratory Reflux Esophageal pH Study The esophageal pH study, or rather the pH study in general, comes in two types. One of them is a laryngeal pH study, where a probe is placed through your nostril, which you will wear for approximately 24 hours. That will sit in...

Gastric Emptying Study – Reflux Severity Marker

Gastric Emptying Study – Reflux Severity Marker Let’s talk about the gastric emptying scan, an important marker for reflux disease. The gastric emptying scan can be done in one of two ways. You can either be in a radiological facility where you will be asked to...

Reflux – Required Diagnostic Testing

Reflux – Required Diagnostic Testing There are many questions concerning what is necessary to best characterize the extent of your reflux in order to have a precise understanding of the specific type and factors affecting your disease. We have a number of tools...
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