Sensation evoked by esophageal distension in functional chest pain patients depends on mechanical stress rather than on ischemia

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  • D A L Hoff
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  • H Gregersen, Denmark
  • S Ødegaard
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  • B T Hjertaker
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  • J G Hatlebakk
  • Kirurgisk Gastroenterologisk Afdeling Aalborg
  • Center for visceral biomekanik og smerte, AAL
Functional chest pain is commonly reproduced by bag distension in the esophageal body. It is unknown whether such pain is primarily associated with mechanical stress and strain (force-deformation) or with changes in mucosal perfusion.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNeurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society
Pages (from-to)1170-6, e309-11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2010

    Research areas

  • Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Catheterization, Chest Pain, Data Interpretation, Statistical, Esophagus, Female, Hemodynamics, Humans, Ischemia, Laser-Doppler Flowmetry, Male, Manometry, Middle Aged, Mucous Membrane, Pain Measurement, Physical Stimulation, Regional Blood Flow, Stress, Mechanical, Young Adult

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