[Gastrointestinal motility disorders relevant to general practice].

Abstract

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, achalasia and esophageal spasms are the most frequent esophageal motility disorders and are associated with dysphagia and non-cardiac chest pain. The diagnosis of achalasia is based on manometric criteria. Pneumatic dilatation, laparoscopic myotomy, and the minimal invasive injection of botulinum toxin are therapeutic… (More)

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@article{Thumshirn2002GastrointestinalMD, title={[Gastrointestinal motility disorders relevant to general practice].}, author={Miriam Thumshirn}, journal={Praxis}, year={2002}, volume={91 42}, pages={1741-7} }