Long-term efficacy of pneumatic dilation and esophageal stenting for the treatment of achalasia.

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AIMS To compare the efficacy and safety of pneumatic dilation with stenting for the treatment of achalasia. METHODS Achalasia patients treated with pneumatic dilation or stenting were included in this analysis. Clinical symptoms were assessed by the Eckardt score. An esophagram and esophageal manometry were performed at the pretreatment and posttreatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000355207

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