Esophageal Manometry

What is POEM Surgery? POEM (Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy), is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat swallowing disorders, particularly a condition called achalasia. Achalasia occurs when the muscles in the esophagus (the tube that carries food from your throat to your

What is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) The condition in which stomach contents that contain acid flow back to the esophagus is known as GERD ( gastroesophageal reflux disease, or chronic acid reflux). This disease happens because there is a valve at

What is Esophageal Manometry Esophageal manometry is a test that checks how well your esophagus is performing. The esophagus is a muscular tube that links your throat and stomach. Your esophagus contracts and pushes food into your stomach as you swallow. The