Esophageal manometer


Woman with history of asthmaGERD and dysphagia when swallowing solid food, undergoing esophageal manometry.

Esophageal manometry is part of the workup for GERD, non-obstructive dysphagia, achalasia, and systemic disease-associated esophageal motility problems. Its role is to demonstrate esophageal abnormal motor function and to delineate a treatment plan targeted at the abnormalities.