Small-volume gallbladders and decreased motility in patients with achalasia

Alagozlu H., Unal S., KARAKAN T., CİNDORUK M., Ergun M.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.42, no.2, pp.191-193, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Aim/Background: Achalasia may be associated with extraesophageal dysmotility. However, this relation is still poorly understood. In the present study, we used noninvasive real-time ultrasonography to examine the motility function of the gallbladder in the patients with achalasia.