Laparoscopic myotomy without fundoplication in patients with achalasia.

OBJECTIVE Analysis of outcome after laparoscopic myotomy for achalasia. DESIGN Prospective audit. SETTING Teaching hospital, Sweden. SUBJECTS All patients with achalasia who had a laparoscopic myotomy without a simultaneous fundoplication. INTERVENTIONS Questionnaire, pH-measurements, radiography and manometry. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Operative and… (More)