Long-term results of graded pneumatic dilatation under endoscopic guidance in patients with primary esophageal achalasia.

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AIM Achalasia is the best known primary motor disorder of the esophagus in which the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) has abnormally high resting pressure and incomplete relaxation with swallowing. Pneumatic dilatation remains the first choice of treatment. The aims of this study were to determine the long term clinical outcome of treating achalasia… (More)

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@article{Dobrucali2004LongtermRO, title={Long-term results of graded pneumatic dilatation under endoscopic guidance in patients with primary esophageal achalasia.}, author={Ahmet Dobrucali and Yusuf Erzin and Murat Tuncer and Ahmet Cengizhan Dirican}, journal={World journal of gastroenterology}, year={2004}, volume={10 22}, pages={3322-7} }