What is esophageal manometry?
Esophageal manometry is a test that is used to measure the function of the lower esophageal sphincter (the valve that prevents reflux, or backward flow, of gastric acid into the esophagus) and the muscles of the esophagus. This test will tell your doctor if your esophagus is able to move food to your stomach normally.
The manometry test is commonly given to people who have:
DrZubin Sharma has done over 500 esophageal manometries and is expert in doing and interpreting Esophageal manometries. There are very few doctors who are trained in this aspect of gastroenterology.
- • Difficulty swallowing
- • Pain when swallowing
- • Heartburn and/or regurgitation (bringing food back up after swallowing it)
- • Chest pain