Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2011 / Article / Fig 2

Clinical Study

Functional Magnetic Resonance in the Evaluation of Oesophageal Motility Disorders

Figure 2

Advanced achalasia. Images acquired at 5 sec (a) and 20 sec (b) after bolus administration show distension of the oesophageal lumen (>60 mm) and replacement of the normal peristalsis by tertiary activity. The bolus does not progress into the stomach due to LES abnormalities.

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