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I have had both done and while the wired probe is uncomfortable, you are right that once they remove it all is good. My surgeons and GIs have told me they think the wired probe is a better choice for accuracy since they usually do a manometry 1st and know exactly where the LES is from pressure reading and can place the wire exactly where it needs to be. It has to be so many inches above the LES and the manometry and wired probe have inch markings on it.
Moderator: GERD/Heartburn, Kidney disease
Nissen 6/06 and 5/09