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Research & Reviews  2,881 results

Does laparoscopic reoperation yield symptomatic improvements similar to those of primar...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-07978-7
Surgical Endoscopy; Santes O, Coss-Adame E et. al.

Sep 24th, 2020 - Laparoscopic Heller myotomy fails in approximately 3.5% to 15% of patients. Evidence of successful laparoscopic reoperation is limited to a few studies. This case-control study was conducted in patients who underwent laparoscopic Heller myotomy re...

Outcomes of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Sigmoid and Advanced Sigmoid Achalasia.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-020-04794-1
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery : Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract; Nabi Z, Ramchandani M et. al.

Sep 12th, 2020 - Outcomes of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Sigmoid and Advanced Sigmoid Achalasia.|2020|Nabi Z,Ramchandani M,Basha J,Goud R,Darisetty S,|

Esophagobronchial fistula complicated by esophageal achalasia treated by per-oral endos...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12328-020-01226-0
Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology; Sugaya T, Hikichi T et. al.

Sep 10th, 2020 - A 48-year-old man who underwent balloon dilation for esophageal achalasia more than 20 years prior developed severe dysphagia and cough during mealtimes. Endoscopic findings showed a markedly dilated esophagus with residue, narrowing of the esopha...

Long-term symptom control following laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.06.095
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Doubova M, Gowing S et. al.

Sep 6th, 2020 - Achalasia is a primary esophageal motility disorder in which there is incomplete relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter and absence of peristalsis in the lower two-thirds of the esophagus. A favored treatment is laparoscopic modified Heller ...

Objectively Confirmed Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Following Per Oral Endoscopic Myo...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000856
Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques; Ward MA, Whitfield EP et. al.

Sep 5th, 2020 - Per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a promising minimally invasive therapy in the treatment of achalasia and other esophageal motility disorders. A concern surrounding POEM is the development of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) postoperati...

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Guidelines  15 results

ASGE guideline on the management of achalasia.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2019.04.231
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Khashab MA, Vela MF et. al.

Dec 16th, 2019 - Achalasia is a primary esophageal motor disorder of unknown etiology characterized by degeneration of the myenteric plexus, which results in impaired relaxation of the esophagogastric junction (EGJ), along with the loss of organized peristalsis in...

The 2018 ISDE achalasia guidelines
https://academic.oup.com/dote/article/31/9/doy071/5087687
Zaninotto, G.,et al.

Aug 31st, 2018 - Achalasia is a relatively rare primary motor esophageal disorder, characterized by absence of relaxations of the lower esophageal sphincter and of peristalsis along the esophageal body. As a result, patients typically present with dysphagia, regur.

The 2018 ISDE achalasia guidelines.
https://doi.org/10.1093/dote/doy071
Diseases of the Esophagus : Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus; Zaninotto G, Bennett C et. al.

Aug 31st, 2018 - Achalasia is a relatively rare primary motor esophageal disorder, characterized by absence of relaxations of the lower esophageal sphincter and of peristalsis along the esophageal body. As a result, patients typically present with dysphagia, regur...

Clinical Practice Update: The Use of Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Achalasia: Expert R...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5670013
Gastroenterology Kahrilas PJ, Katzka D et. al.

Oct 10th, 2017 - The purpose of this review is to describe a place for per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) among the currently available robust treatments for achalasia. The recommendations outlined in this review are based on expert opinion and on relevant publica...

Opioids in Gastroenterology: Treating Adverse Effects and Creating Therapeutic Benefits
https://www.cghjournal.org/article/S1542-3565(17)30589-X/fulltext?code=yjcgh-site
Michael Camilleri, Anthony Lembo et. al.

Sep 29th, 2017 - The use of opioid medications on both an acute and chronic basis is ubiquitous in the United States. As opioid receptors densely populate the gastrointestinal tract, symptoms and side effects can be expected in these patients.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2,917 results

Does laparoscopic reoperation yield symptomatic improvements similar to those of primar...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-07978-7
Surgical Endoscopy; Santes O, Coss-Adame E et. al.

Sep 24th, 2020 - Laparoscopic Heller myotomy fails in approximately 3.5% to 15% of patients. Evidence of successful laparoscopic reoperation is limited to a few studies. This case-control study was conducted in patients who underwent laparoscopic Heller myotomy re...

Outcomes of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Sigmoid and Advanced Sigmoid Achalasia.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-020-04794-1
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery : Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract; Nabi Z, Ramchandani M et. al.

Sep 12th, 2020 - Outcomes of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Sigmoid and Advanced Sigmoid Achalasia.|2020|Nabi Z,Ramchandani M,Basha J,Goud R,Darisetty S,|

Esophagobronchial fistula complicated by esophageal achalasia treated by per-oral endos...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12328-020-01226-0
Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology; Sugaya T, Hikichi T et. al.

Sep 10th, 2020 - A 48-year-old man who underwent balloon dilation for esophageal achalasia more than 20 years prior developed severe dysphagia and cough during mealtimes. Endoscopic findings showed a markedly dilated esophagus with residue, narrowing of the esopha...

Long-term symptom control following laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.06.095
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Doubova M, Gowing S et. al.

Sep 6th, 2020 - Achalasia is a primary esophageal motility disorder in which there is incomplete relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter and absence of peristalsis in the lower two-thirds of the esophagus. A favored treatment is laparoscopic modified Heller ...

Objectively Confirmed Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Following Per Oral Endoscopic Myo...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000856
Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques; Ward MA, Whitfield EP et. al.

Sep 5th, 2020 - Per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a promising minimally invasive therapy in the treatment of achalasia and other esophageal motility disorders. A concern surrounding POEM is the development of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) postoperati...

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News  45 results

Functional heartburn: An underrecognized cause of PPI-refractory symptoms
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/213185/gastroenterology/functional-heartburn-underrecognized-cause-ppi-refractory/page/0/1?channel=325

Dec 2nd, 2019 - Esophageal manometry If endoscopic and esophageal biopsy results are inconclusive, a workup for an esophageal motility disorder is the next step. Dysphagia is the most common symptom of these disorders, although the initial presenting symptom may.

Both POEM approaches successful, safe as treatment for achalasia
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/209831/upper-gi-tract/both-poem-approaches-successful-safe-treatment-achalasia?channel=39702
Steve Cimino, MDedge News

Oct 9th, 2019 - Despite theoretical preferences for either the anterior or the posterior approach to peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) in patients with achalasia, a new study has found no significant difference between the two in regard to clinical success or saf.

POEM outperforms pneumatic dilation in randomized achalasia trial
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/205130/gastroenterology/poem-outperforms-pneumatic-dilation-randomized-achalasia?channel=112
Andrew D. Bowser

Jul 22nd, 2019 - In patients with previously untreated achalasia, peroral endoscopic myotomy had a high procedural success rate as compared to pneumatic dilation, results of a randomized clinical trial show. Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) had a success rate exc.

POEM Promising as Initial Therapy for Achalasia
https://www.medpagetoday.com/gastroenterology/generalgastroenterology/80931

Jul 10th, 2019 - Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) appears to be a viable alternative to pneumatic dilation for first-line treatment of esophageal achalasia, according to an international randomized study. Albert J. Bredenoord, MD, PhD, of Amsterdam University Med...

July 2019 - Question 1
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/203781/july-2019-question-1?channel=29259

Jun 28th, 2019 - Q1. Correct answer: D Rationale Achalasia and pseudoachalasia are on the differential.

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Patient Education  17 results see all →