Outcomes of treatment in achalasia: subjective or objective endpoints?


In this cohort study, 34 patients who achieved near-complete symptom relief 1 month after pneumatic dilation were followed prospectively to determine whether the results of a timed barium esophagram (TBE) predict early symptom recurrence. Patients were grouped according to results of their TBE, performed at 1 month post-therapy. The discordant group (n = 10… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.07625.x


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