Esophageal motility disorders after gastric banding

Robert W. O'Rourke, C. W. Deveney, D. B. McConnell, B. M. Wolfe, B. A. Jobe

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The long-term effects of gastric banding on esophageal function are not well described. This report describes a 28-year-old woman who developed signs and symptoms of abnormal esophageal motility and lower esophageal sphincter hypotension after gastric banding for morbid obesity. The current literature addressing the effects of gastric banding on esophageal function in light of this case report is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-273
Number of pages5
JournalDiseases of the Esophagus
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2007


  • Esophageal motility disorder
  • Gastric band
  • Obesity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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