Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of oesophageal motility disorders.

@article{Fisichella2012PresentationDA,
  title={Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of oesophageal motility disorders.},
  author={Piero Marco Fisichella and Stewart R Carter and Lourdes Y Robles},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
Whilst the current treatment of achalasia is well understood, the management of other oesophageal disorders is still debated, as these are rare and the literature on their clinical presentation and management is scarce. The following review describes the clinical presentation of oesophageal motility disorders, gives an overview of their diagnosis in light of the new advances in oesophageal motility testing, and provides an evidence-based approach to their management with different forms of… CONTINUE READING

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