LESR

(redirected from Lower Esophageal Sphincter Relaxation)
AcronymDefinition
LESRLaser-Electron Storage Ring
LESRLower Esophageal Sphincter Relaxation
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Using combined manometry/pH/MII measurements, Sifrim and others (2001a) showed that transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESRs) were the most common motor event underlying non-acid reflux; TLESRs accounted for 80% of non-acid GER in normal subjects and 55% of non-acid GER in symptomatic subjects.
Activation of the GABA (B) receptor inhibits transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations in dogs.
Koek and his colleagues decided to treat patients with PPI therapy and baclofen, a [gamma]-aminobutyric acid type B receptor agonist / antispasmodic that has been shown to inhibit transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation.
Herbal medicines offer many potential ways to help people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including by treating the underlying transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESR), helping relieve symptoms, and reducing inflammation.
Massey BT, Simuncak C, Lecapitaine-Dana NJ, et al: Transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations do not result from passive opening of the cardia by gastric distension.
Reflux is not caused by obstructive sleep apnea, but reflux may be facilitated by obstructive sleep apnea," she said, and called for more studies examining transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations in obstructive sleep apnea patients.
Voluntary induction of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations in an adult patient with the rumination syndrome.
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