Lee L. Swanström (USA-France)

Jie He (China)

Michio Hongo (Japan)


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Session 7


Sunday, September 3
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Room 3



Deglutition – Motility


Chairs: Sabine Roman (France) – Michio Hongo (Japan) 

Discussant: Roberto Penagini (Italy)


  • Can it be said that there is no intrinsic nervous system in the UES? Richard W. McCallum (USA)
  • What is the origin of sensory information that can modify the activity of motoneurones? Ellen Stein (USA)
  • Can sensory influx modify the type of swallowing response according to pharyngo-esophageal content?
    Walter W. Chan (USA)
  • Evaluation of swallowing techniques (Video – Fluoroscopy – HRM) and correlation.
    Sutep Gonlachanvit (Thailand)
  • Which is the minimal number of multiple rapid swallowing (MRS) during HRM in order to reliably assess peristaltic reserve? Roberto Penagini (Italy) 
  • What is the usefulness of esophageal HRM in patients with chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIIPO). Katerina P. Shetler (USA)  
  • The prognosis of EGJ outflow obstruction. Yinglian Xiao (China)         
  • Zenker's diverticulum and UES dysfunction. Ingo Herrmann (Germany)
  • What is the appropriate time to initiate enteral tube feeding in deglutition function abnormalities?
    Ellen Stein (USA)                                                              
  • Treatment of deglutition dysfunctions: how to treat Hypertensive UES? John O. Clarke (USA)






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