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Research & Reviews  2,965 results

Long-term (17 years) subjective and objective evaluation of the durability of laparosco...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-08273-1 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60651-0 10.1136/gut.33.2.150 10.1007/s11605-013-2252-z 10.1001/jama.2015.2996 10.1097/01.sla.0000197469.12632.e0 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31818e43ab 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318159d7dd 10.1001/archsurg.1979.01370320067011 10.1007/s11605-018-3956-x 10.1177/000313481808400418 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002311 10.1016/j.surg.2019.04.024 10.1159/000171413 10.1016/j.surg.2004.01.011 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2010.01092.x 10.1093/dote/9.4.290 10.1016/S0022-5223(19)37879-1 10.4067/S0718-40262012000100008 10.1097/00000658-192305000-00014 10.1056/NEJMoa1010502 10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.409 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.262.myo 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2018.01.001 10.1056/NEJMoa1905380 10.1007/s00464-017-5845-x 10.1097/00000658-196710000-00012 10.1136/gut.2010.212423 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2009.01032.x 10.1007/s13304-011-0050-2 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318190a776 10.1007/s00464-007-9500-9 10.1097/01.sla.0000157271.69192.96 10.1053/j.gastro.2008.07.022 10.1007/s00464-017-5570-5 10.1007/s00464-018-6522-4 10.1016/0002-9610(57)90782-1 10.1378/chest.52.4.508 10.1016/0016-5085(91)90534-R 10.1007/BF01318195 10.1097/00004836-200111000-00006 10.1023/A:1010695317116 10.1046/j.1442-2050.2002.00267.x 10.1590/S0004-28032005000100004 10.1038/ajg.2010.449 10.1002/bjs.6413
Surgical Endoscopy; Csendes A, Orellana O et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy (LHM) with partial anterior or posterior fundoplication is the standard surgical procedure for treating achalasia patients. The results reported are mainly based on symptomatic evaluations and have less than 5 years of ...

The Endoscopic Management of Achalasia: Less May Lead to More.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0003134820984875
The American Surgeon; Haskins IN, Lombardi ME et. al.

Jan 18th, 2021 - Achalasia is a rare motor disorder of the lower esophageal sphincter. Currently, both endoscopic and surgical techniques are used to treat achalasia. Herein, we detail our institutional experience of surgical re-intervention following the endoscop...

Minimally invasive 'three stitch' modification to the Dor fundoplication: Simple and ef...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.12.036
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Feczko AF, Murthy S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - A 180° anterior (Dor) fundoplication is usually paired with an esophagogastric myotomy in the surgical treatment of achalasia. The traditional technique, however, is not easily reversible and the execution is variable. We present a simplified ''th...

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Guidelines  17 results

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Diagnosis and Management of Achalasia.
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000731
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Vaezi MF, Pandolfino JE et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Achalasia is an esophageal motility disorder characterized by aberrant peristalsis and insufficient relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter. Patients most commonly present with dysphagia to solids and liquids, regurgitation, and occasional ch...

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 Inter... 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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3,063 results

Long-term (17 years) subjective and objective evaluation of the durability of laparosco...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-08273-1 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60651-0 10.1136/gut.33.2.150 10.1007/s11605-013-2252-z 10.1001/jama.2015.2996 10.1097/01.sla.0000197469.12632.e0 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31818e43ab 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318159d7dd 10.1001/archsurg.1979.01370320067011 10.1007/s11605-018-3956-x 10.1177/000313481808400418 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002311 10.1016/j.surg.2019.04.024 10.1159/000171413 10.1016/j.surg.2004.01.011 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2010.01092.x 10.1093/dote/9.4.290 10.1016/S0022-5223(19)37879-1 10.4067/S0718-40262012000100008 10.1097/00000658-192305000-00014 10.1056/NEJMoa1010502 10.1001/jamasurgery.2013.409 10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.262.myo 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2018.01.001 10.1056/NEJMoa1905380 10.1007/s00464-017-5845-x 10.1097/00000658-196710000-00012 10.1136/gut.2010.212423 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2009.01032.x 10.1007/s13304-011-0050-2 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318190a776 10.1007/s00464-007-9500-9 10.1097/01.sla.0000157271.69192.96 10.1053/j.gastro.2008.07.022 10.1007/s00464-017-5570-5 10.1007/s00464-018-6522-4 10.1016/0002-9610(57)90782-1 10.1378/chest.52.4.508 10.1016/0016-5085(91)90534-R 10.1007/BF01318195 10.1097/00004836-200111000-00006 10.1023/A:1010695317116 10.1046/j.1442-2050.2002.00267.x 10.1590/S0004-28032005000100004 10.1038/ajg.2010.449 10.1002/bjs.6413
Surgical Endoscopy; Csendes A, Orellana O et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy (LHM) with partial anterior or posterior fundoplication is the standard surgical procedure for treating achalasia patients. The results reported are mainly based on symptomatic evaluations and have less than 5 years of ...

The Endoscopic Management of Achalasia: Less May Lead to More.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0003134820984875
The American Surgeon; Haskins IN, Lombardi ME et. al.

Jan 18th, 2021 - Achalasia is a rare motor disorder of the lower esophageal sphincter. Currently, both endoscopic and surgical techniques are used to treat achalasia. Herein, we detail our institutional experience of surgical re-intervention following the endoscop...

Minimally invasive 'three stitch' modification to the Dor fundoplication: Simple and ef...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.12.036
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Feczko AF, Murthy S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - A 180° anterior (Dor) fundoplication is usually paired with an esophagogastric myotomy in the surgical treatment of achalasia. The traditional technique, however, is not easily reversible and the execution is variable. We present a simplified ''th...

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News  107 results

Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy 'Reasonable First-Line Treatment for Idiopathic Achalasia
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/939393

Oct 19th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) has comparable efficacy to laparoscopic Heller's myotomy (LHM) for the treatment of achalasia, and was ranked first in a network meta-analysis of randomized, controlled comparative tri...

Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy 'Reasonable First-Line Treatment for Idiopathic Achalasia
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939393

Oct 19th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) has comparable efficacy to laparoscopic Heller's myotomy (LHM) for the treatment of achalasia, and was ranked first in a network meta-analysis of randomized, controlled comparative tri...

Achalasia Treatment: Latest Updates
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923401

Jan 23rd, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hello. I'm Dr David Johnson, professor of medicine and chief of gastroenterology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Achalasia is a diagnosis we all learned about during our medical...

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.

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Patient Education  17 results see all →