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Table 3 Correlation between increase in LES pressure after 4-week daily administration of 20 mg buspirone and clinical, manometric and computed tomography parameters

From: The 5-HT1A receptor agonist buspirone improves esophageal motor function and symptoms in systemic sclerosis: a 4-week, open-label trial

  r p
Baseline LES -0.356 0.113
Supra-aortic diameter -0,589 0.017
Infra- aortic diameter -0.406 0.191
Disease duration -0.226 0.325
Heartburn 0.129 0.578
Regurgitation -0.188 0.415
Chest pain 0.103 0.657
Dysphagia 0.188 0.414
  1. r Spearman correlation coefficient, LES lower esophageal sphincter