Plenary Session 6











Attenzione: apre in una nuova finestra.

6 Monday, September 3, 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Functional testing

Chairs:
R. Penagini (Milan) – C.P. Gyawali (St Louis)
Discussant: B.P. McMahon (Dublin)
Secretary: I. Bravi (Milan)

  • What are the current irrefutable indications for pH monitoring? P. Belafsky (Los Angeles)
  • What criteria define abnormal pH measurements above the UES? R. Shaker (Milwaukee)
  • Is there a role for single site pharyngeal pH monitoring using the ResTech device? E.S. Yuksel (Izmir)
  • When does wireless pH monitoring need to be extended beyond 48 hours? A. Shaker (St Louis)
  • Should gastric pH be recorded as part of ambulatory pH monitoring? D. Armstrong (Hamilton)
  • What has combined pH-impedance monitoring contributed to the understanding of GERD pathophysiology? A.M. Altomare (Rome)          
  • Is pH-impedance monitoring useful in differentiating NERD from functional heartburn? E. Savarino (Genoa)
  • Are inter- and intra-observer agreement acceptable in pH and Impedance analysis? R. Penagini (Milan)                                
  • What does Endoflip add to assessment of reflux disease? J. Lenglinger (Vienna)
  • Does ambulatory high-resolution manometry (HRM) with or without impedance have a role in clinical esophagology? J.O. Clarke (Baltimore)
  • Is HRIM the new gold standard in evaluating esophageal motility? R. Tutuian (Bern)
  • What is the current value of 3D HRM? C.P. Gyawali (St Louis)
  • Will HRM replace sleeve measurements in evaluating tLESRs? F. Zerbib (Bordeaux)
  • Do bread swallows improve the diagnostic yield of routine clinical HRM/HRIM studies? I. Bravi (Milan)