Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 49, Issue 5, pp 663–677 | Cite as

Esophageal transit scintigraphy in children: a user’s guide and pictorial review

  • Asha Sarma
  • Frederick D. Grant
  • Neha S. KwatraEmail author
Pictorial Essay


Technical and clinical aspects of esophageal transit scintigraphy in pediatric patients are reviewed via several illustrative cases that highlight its utility in evaluating primary and secondary esophageal motility disorders.


Children Esophageal transit scintigraphy Esophagus Motility disorder Nuclear medicine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical SchoolBoston Children’s HospitalBostonUSA

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