Foregut function before and after lung transplant.


Norton Thoracic Institute, St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Ariz; Creighton University School of Medicine-Phoenix Regional Campus, Phoenix, Ariz. Electronic address: [Email]


Esophageal dysmotility and gastroesophageal reflux disease are common in patients with advanced lung disease and can potentially affect outcomes of lung transplant; however, the effects of lung transplant on foregut function remain unknown. We assessed foregut function before and after bilateral lung transplant.


gastroesophageal reflux disease,high-resolution manometry,lung transplant,obstructive lung disease,restrictive lung disease,