24 hour ambulatory impedance pH test

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

Patient being evaluated for dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux.

Patient Data

Age: 66
Gender: Female
X-ray

Where is the lead? What is it used for?

There is an impedance pH probe projected over the mediastinum. The thicker components of the probe are multiple impedance sensors.

The patient is likely to experience discomfort with a probe placed in their oesophagus for 24 hours and now wireless pH sensor probes are generally employed.

Case Discussion

There is an oesophageal pH impedance probe in situ.

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Case information

rID: 33057
Case created: 29th Dec 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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