Four hundred laparoscopic myotomies for esophageal achalasia: a single centre experience.

OBJECTIVE Laparoscopic myotomy is the currently preferred treatment for achalasia. Our objectives were to assess the long-term outcome of this operation and preoperative factors influencing said outcome. METHODS Demographic and clinical characteristics and data on long-term outcome were prospectively collected on patients undergoing laparoscopic myotomy… (More)