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Patients Awareness - Manometry & pH metry

Manometry & pH Metry

Information about Manometry & PH Metry

What is Manometry & pH Metry?

  • Esophageal Manometry is a computerised instrument to know about the smooth functioning of food pipe in our body.
  • The use of 24 hours pH metry is to diagnose the disease of acid reflux
  • Anorectal Manometry with biofeedback is a system which trains patient to pass stool by controlling the muscles.

When to use Esophageal Manometry & pH metry?

  • Difficulty in swallowing the food(dysphagia)
  • When the patient have symptoms like heaviness in chest while swallowing the food
  • Burning in throat and chest (heartburn)

When to use Anorectal Manometry?

  • Faecal incontinence - when patient passes stool involuntarily
  • Increase frequency of stool
  • Straining while passing stool

Which kind of diseases can be diagnosed?

  • Achalasia Cardia
  • Gerd
  • Esophageal Scleroderma
  • Neurogenic diseases
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Esophageal Motility Disorder
  • EGJ Outflow Obstruction
  • Acid Reflux disease