04168703 is referenced by 77 patents and cites 8 patents.

A tool for diagnosing a gastroesophageal reflux condition whereby the pressure at selected locations along the gastroesophageal tract in a body may be measured without disturbing the relative position of the device after the same is positioned in the body each time a new location of the tract is selected for measuring the internal pressure thereat in which the tool comprises a flexible, hollow sleeve and a tubular member arranged for sliding longitudinal movement therein with an opening in the tubular member cooperating with a selected one of a plurality of spaced apertures on the sleeve to provide a pressure measurement at the selected aperture. Fixed tubes are additionally provided on the sleeve for monitoring the pressure at predetermined locations in the body.

Gastroesophageal reflux diagnostic tool
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
July 18, 1977
Publication Date
September 25, 1979
Kenneth Kenigsberg
Vincent La., Syosset, 11791
Bauer & Amer
A61B 5/10
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