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esophageal manometry
 
this test helps determine the strength of the muscles in the esophagus. it is useful in evaluating gastroesophageal reflux and swallowing abnormalities. a small tube is guided into the nostril, then passed into the throat, and finally into the esophagus. the pressure the esophageal muscles produce at rest is then measured.

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