Chenjie Li

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BACKGROUND Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a novel endoscopic technique for treatment of achalasia (AC) and has shown exciting results in adults. However, little is known about the safety and efficacy of POEM in children and adolescents. Herein we report our preliminary results of POEM for children and adolescents with AC. METHODS POEM was performed(More)
BACKGROUND Both peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) and endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) are effective method for pediatric achalasia, however little is known about the comparison between them. Herein we compare the safety and efficacy of them for primary treatment of pediatric achalasia. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of pediatric(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Both peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) and pneumatic dilation (PD) has proved to be effective for treating achalasia in patients aged ≥ 65 years. However little is known about the comparison between POEM and PD. The aim of the study was to compare the safety and efficacy of POEM and PD for the treatment of achalasia in these patients. (More)
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