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esophagomyotomy

Known as: cardiomyotomy 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Peroral endoscopic myotomy has been developed to provide a less invasive treatment for oesophageal achalasia compared… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BackgroundLaparoscopic cardiomyotomy is the most common surgical procedure for the treatment of achalasia, although few reports… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Introduction:Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy is the preferred approach to patients with achalasia of the esophagus, However, there… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BackgroundThe most effective therapeutic strategy in newly diagnosed achalasia is yet to be established. Therefore we designed a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The choice between pneumatic dilatation and surgical esophagomyotomy as the initial treatment for achalasia is controversial. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
AbstractBackground: Some patients with achalasia treated by botulinum toxin injection still require an esophagomyotomy. In this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
To determine the incidence of oesophageal carcinoma in patients with achalasia and to establish the efficacy of endoscopic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A technique of laparoscopic cardiomyotomy is described. The procedure has been performed in a patient with manometrically… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
To assess the value of pneumatic dilatation of the cardia, 63 patients with achalasia have undergone a total of 107 Rider-Moeller… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The effect of a long-acting nitrate, isosorbide dinitrate (ID) 5 mg sublingually, on the lower oesophageal sphincter was tested… Expand
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