Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for diffuse esophageal spasm.


esophageal spasm Diffuse esophageal spasm (DES) is a rare esophageal dysmotility condition characterized by simultaneous contractions of the distal esophagus and manifested by dysphagia and chest pain. Pharmacological therapy, endoscopic interventions, and surgical myotomy have been linked to various outcomes [1,2]. Recently, peroral endoscopic myotomy… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1309922


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@article{Minami2014PeroralEM, title={Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for diffuse esophageal spasm.}, author={Hiroshi Minami and Hajime Isomoto and Nobuyuki Yamaguchi and Ken Ohnita and Fumitoshi Takeshima and H. Inoue and Kentaro Nakao}, journal={Endoscopy}, year={2014}, volume={46 Suppl 1 UCTN}, pages={E79-81} }