Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2010 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Induced Opening of the Gastroesophageal Junction Occurs at a Lower Gastric Pressure in Gerd Patients and in Hiatal Hernia Subjects than in Normal Control Subjects

Figure 3

This is pattern I opening. This picture shows a retroflexed view of the gastroesophageal junction in a normal volunteer. Note that the entire distal esophagus is open around the endoscope after air insufflation into the stomach.

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.