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Table 3 Lower esophageal, rectal and rectal neck pressures as well as rectoanal inhibitory reflex of the 9 patients with achalasia of the esophagus+.

From: Anorectal motility in patients with achalasia of the esophagus: recognition of an esophago-rectal syndrome

Patients Pressure (cm H2O) Rectoanal inhibitory reflex
  LES Rectal Rectal neck  
1 48 6 126 -
2 62 7 72 +
3 58 5 112 -
4 46 7 98 -
5 50 8 115 -
6 63 9 108 -
7 45 7 68 +
8 53 6 102 -
9 58 6 70 +
  1. + The numerical arrangement of the patients is the same as in table 1.