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Table. 2. Demographic and Baseline Manometric Information
a1 bowl ≈ 100 g rice.

VAS, visual analog scale.

Most patients (9/12) reported discomfort when they ate cold food, including exacerbated dysphagia and regurgitation (7/12) or aggravated chest pain attacks (2/12). Two patients never ate cold food and only one had no discomfort after eating cold food. All patients reported no additional discomfort when they ate hot food. In addition, 8 out of 12 patients tried drinking hot water to relieve their chest pain attacks, effective in 5 patients and not in 3 patients.

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2012;18:391~398
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