Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for nutcracker esophagus. Three cases with 12 months follow-up.

INTRODUCTION Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) has been introduced as a new treatment of achalasia, and studies are emerging on POEM treatment of other esophageal motility disorders. The effects of medical treatment, botox injections and dilatations are often limited in patients with severe nutcracker esophagus (NE). We therefore decided to perform POEM in… CONTINUE READING