Peroral endoscopic myotomy for advanced achalasia with sigmoid-shaped esophagus: long-term outcomes from a prospective, single-center study

Abstract

The sigmoid-shaped esophagus is considered to be the advanced stage of achalasia, in which the esophageal lumen is significantly dilated, swerved, and rotated. In consideration of the efficacy of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for early achalasia, it may also offer another option for the treatment of advanced achalasia with sigmoid-shaped esophagus. Our… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-014-4013-9

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