Table 1

Numbers of patients with specific manometric abnormalities, and clinical response to antireflux treatment

Manometric abnormalityAbnormal manometry and abnormal pH monitoringAbnormal manometry alone
LOS=lower oesophageal sphincter; OMA=other manometric abnormalities.
Data are shown as total number of patients in each category with numbers responding to treatment in parentheses.
Low LOS pressure5 (4)2 (2)
Dysmotility5 (3)1 (1)
OMA3 (3)2 (0)
Low LOS pressure and dysmotility3 (3)4 (4)
Low LOS pressure and OMA2 (2)2 (2)
Total18 (15)11 (9)