Understanding the Chicago Classification: From Tracings to Patients

Understanding the Chicago Classification: From Tracings to Patients

Author Schlottmann, Francisco Google Scholar
Herbella, Fernando A. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Patti, Marco G. Google Scholar
Abstract Current parameters of the Chicago classification include assessment of the esophageal body (contraction vigour and peristalsis), lower esophageal sphincter relaxation pressure, and intra-bolus pressure pattern. Esophageal disorders include achalasia, esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction, major disorders of peristalsis, and minor disorders of peristalsis. Sub-classification of achalasia in types I, II, and III seems to be useful to predict outcomes and choose the optimal treatment approach. The real clinical significance of other new parameters and disorders is still under investigation.
Keywords Chicago classification
Esophageal achalasia
Esophageal motility disorders
High-resolution manometry
xmlui.dri2xhtml.METS-1.0.item-coverage Gangnam-Gu
Language English
Date 2017
Published in Journal Of Neurogastroenterology And Motility. Gangnam-Gu, v. 23, n. 4, p. 487-494, 2017.
ISSN 2093-0879 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Korean Soc Neurogastroenterology & Motility
Extent 487-494
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.5056/jnm17026
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000413565700003
URI https://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/57295

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