Primary Motility  Disorders of the  Esophagus
 The Esophageal
 Esophagogastric  Junction

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Volume: The Esophageal Mucosa
Chapter: Indications for surgery

116. Are motility disturbances secondary to reflux and can improvement be anticipated after effective treatment?
HJ. Stein (Munich), T.R. DeMeester (Los Angeles)

117. What is the effect of antireflux surgery on the motor function of the esophagus?
G.G. Jamieson (Adelaide)

118. Are there physiological parameters that may predict and influence the long-term outcome after antireflux surgery?
L. Lundell (Gothenburg)

119. Two examinations seem indispensable: - pH measurement to confirm doubtful diagnoses - manometry for choice of technique
J.E. Richter (Birmingham, Alabama)

120. What are the operative indications in reflux?
T.R. DeMeester (Los Angeles)

Publication date: May 1994 OESO©2015