24 hour ambulatory impedance pH test

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

Patient being evaluated for dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Where is the lead? What is it used for?

There is an impedance pH probe projected over the mediastinum. The thicker components of the probe are multiple impedance sensors.

The patient is likely to experience discomfort with a probe placed in their esophagus for 24 hours and now wireless pH sensor probes are generally employed.

Case Discussion

There is an esophageal pH impedance probe in situ.

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Case information

rID: 33057
Published: 29th Dec 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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