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Research & Reviews  1,033 results

Risk factors for the occurrence of peptic esophagitis following laparoscopic Heller-Dor...
Diseases of the Esophagus : Official Journal of the Inter... Tsuboi K, Yano F et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Peptic esophagitis can occur as a complication of laparoscopic Heller-Dor surgery (LHD) among patients with esophageal achalasia. The goal of this study was to identify the characteristics of patients who have developed peptic esophagitis followin...

Characteristics of esophageal achalasia in geriatric patients over 75 years of age and ...
Geriatrics & Gerontology International; Ujiie N, Sato C et. al.

Jul 12th, 2021 - As the population ages, the proportion aged ≥75 years is expected to increase. Many studies on peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) as treatment for esophageal achalasia have already been reported; however, few studies have been designed on patients ...

A Rare Cause of Left Atrium Compression.
International Heart Journal; Chen SY, Toh HS et. al.

Jul 8th, 2021 - Extrinsic compression of the left atrium (LA) due to esophageal achalasia has been considered a rare occurrence. Patients might present with dysphagia, dyspnea, and even hemodynamic compromise simultaneously. Prompt detection with a thorough diffe...

Paraneoplastic Achalasia Associated With Neuroendocrine Tumor.
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Sarvepalli S, Husain NS

Jul 1st, 2021 - Paraneoplastic Achalasia Associated With Neuroendocrine Tumor.|2021|Sarvepalli S,Husain NS,|

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Guidelines  7 results

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Diagnosis and Management of Achalasia.
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.
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...

British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for oesophageal manometry and oesophagea...
Gut Trudgill NJ, Sifrim D et. al.

Aug 1st, 2019 - These guidelines on oesophageal manometry and gastro-oesophageal reflux monitoring supersede those produced in 2006. Since 2006 there have been significant technological advances, in particular, the development of high resolution manometry (HRM) a...

The 2018 ISDE achalasia guidelines.
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 Review and Best Practice Advice From the AGA Institute

Apr 16th, 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.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  40 results

Botox or Botox With Esophageal Dilation in Patients With Achalasia

May 5th, 2020 - Achalasia is a rare esophageal motility disorder. Treatment of achalasia is aimed toward palliation of symptoms. These include botox injections to the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), pneumatic dilation, surgical myotomy, and per-oral endoscopic ...

Anterior Orientation vs Posterior Orientation in Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy POEM for the Treatment of Achalasia

May 4th, 2020 - Achalasia is one of the most studied esophageal motility disorders. The etiology of Achalasia is autoimmune, neurodegenerative, or viral immune. Achalasia is a consequence of the degeneration of ganglion cells in the myenteric plexus of the esopha...

Endoscopic Clips Versus Overstich Suturing System Device for Closure of Mucosotomy After G-POEM

Jan 22nd, 2020 - Based on principles of NOTES (natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery), a mini-invasive therapeutic procedure such as per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) or gastric per-oral endoscopic pyloromyotomy (G-POEM) have been assessed as new modali...

Diagnostic Utility of Amyl Nitrite in Patients With Suspected Achalasia Undergoing High Resolution Esophageal Manometry (HREM)

Sep 29th, 2019 - A single center, prospective study at a tertiary-care referral center (JHH). All patients will be provided with informed consent to undergo HRM with provocation as part of routine care to evaluate dysphagia symptoms or evaluation of known achalasi...

Ropivacaine For Post-POEM Pain Control

Sep 5th, 2019 - POEM (Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy) is an endoscopic procedure most commonly used to treat achalasia. Achalasia is a disorder resulting from the inability of esophageal muscles to relax. Consequently, patients experience difficulty swallowing, reflu...

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News  65 results

Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy 'Reasonable First-Line Treatment for Idiopathic Achalasia

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

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

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...

Gastroenterology Game Changers: Top 10 Articles of 2019

Dec 30th, 2019 - This year was a particularly exciting time to work in gastroenterology, as our ever-advancing specialty saw the development of new technologies, enhanced diagnostic techniques, and a greater understanding of some of the most common diseases we tre...

Functional heartburn: An underrecognized cause of PPI-refractory symptoms

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.

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Patient Education  8 results see all →