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GERD Diagnosis

Below is a schematic presentation of three consecutive swallows recorded during an esophageal motility study (high-resolution manometry) in a patient with a normal esophageal body study. The arrow shows the direction of the esophageal contractions in a normal esophagus. Each color corresponds to a certain amount of pressure.

Gerd Schematic 1

The next image is a simple schematic presentation of three consecutive swallows recorded during an esophageal motility study in a patient with a normal esophageal body study. The arrow shows the direction of the esophageal contractions in a normal esophagus.

Gerd Schematic 2

Esophageal pH assessment

Bravo Capsule

Gerd Bravo

  • Esophageal impedance study: This study is performed to measure the reflux of bile (non-acidic fluid) inside the esophagus.