Reduced postoperative pain scores and narcotic use favor per-oral endoscopic myotomy over laparoscopic Heller myotomy

@article{Docimo2016ReducedPP,
  title={Reduced postoperative pain scores and narcotic use favor per-oral endoscopic myotomy over laparoscopic Heller myotomy},
  author={Salvatore Docimo and Abraham Mathew and Alexander J Shope and Joshua S. Winder and Randy S. Haluck and Eric Pauli},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={795-800}
}
IntroductionPer-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a less invasive therapy for achalasia with a shorter hospitalization but with similar short- and long-term outcomes as a laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM). Previous literature comparing POEM to LHM has focused primarily on postoperative outcome parameters such as complications, dysphagia scores and gastro-esophageal reflux severity. This study specifically compares postoperative pain following POEM to pain following LHM, the current gold… CONTINUE READING
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