Achalasia-like disorder after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: a reversible side effect?

@article{Robert2012AchalasialikeDA,
  title={Achalasia-like disorder after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: a reversible side effect?},
  author={Maud Robert and Nicolas Golse and Philippe Espalieu and Gilles Poncet and F Mion and S Roman and Jean Boulez and Christian Gouillat},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={704-11}
}
Literature data concerning the effect of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) on esophageal motility are conflicting. Achalasia-like disorder involving the absence of esophageal peristalsis and impaired esophago-gastric junction (EGJ) is probably under-estimated and can result in failure and band removal. The aim of our study was to focus on cases… CONTINUE READING