The esophagogastric junction. Journal Article uri icon



  • The following discussion of the esophagogastric junctions includes commentaries on the three component structures of the sphincteric segment between the stomach and the esophagus; the pressure contributions from the three sphincteric components in normal subjects and in gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) patients; the mechanism of action of endoscopic plication to determine the underlying pathophysiology of GERD; and in vitro muscle strip studies of defects within the gastroesophageal sphincteric segment potentially leading to GERD.

publication date

  • September 1, 2011

Full Author List

  • Miller LS; Vegesna AK; Brasseur JG; Braverman AS; Ruggieri MR

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Additional Document Info

start page

  • 323

end page

  • 330


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