24 hour ambulatory impedance pH test

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

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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 overlying the mid-mediastinum. The thicker components of the probe are multiple impedance sensors.

There patient is likely to experience discomfort with a probe placed in their esophagus for 24 hours and now we have wireless pH sensor probes.

Case Discussion

There is an oesophageal pH impedance probe in place.

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Case information

rID: 33057
Case created: 29th Dec 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
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