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Esophageal Achalasia

Known as: Achalasia, Esophageal, achalasia cardiospasm, Esophageal Achalasias 
A motility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS in which the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER (near the CARDIA) fails to relax resulting in functional obstruction of… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) represents a less invasive alternative to conventional laparoscopic Heller… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Achalasia of the cardia is associated with an increased risk of esophageal carcinoma. The real burden of achalasia at the… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
BackgroundPer oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is increasingly utilized to treat patients with achalasia. Early results have… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
AbstractTo date very few studies with small sample size have compared peroral esophageal myotomy (POEM) with the current surgical… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Introduction Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a novel intervention for the treatment of achalasia, which combines the… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Background  The Chicago Classification of esophageal motility was developed to facilitate the interpretation of clinical high… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Many experts consider laparoscopic Heller's myotomy (LHM) to be superior to pneumatic dilation for the treatment of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) was developed by our group to provide a less invasive permanent treatment for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The most permanent method of treating achalasia is a surgical myotomy. Because of the requirement for a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Achalasia is a disorder of swallowing in which the lower esophageal sphincter fails to relax. We report the use of… Expand
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