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ALLMedicine™ Esophageal Motility Disorders Center

Research & Reviews  155 results

Chicago Classification update (version 4.0): Technical review on diagnostic criteria fo...
Neurogastroenterology and Motility : the Official Journal... Khan A, Yadlapati R et. al.

Jul 1st, 2021 - The recommended diagnostic criteria for achalasia have been recently updated by Chicago Classification version 4.0 (CCv4.0), the widely accepted classification scheme for esophageal motility disorders using metrics from high-resolution manometry (...

Impact of bariatric surgery on gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal motility.
Current Opinion in Gastroenterology; Nguyen AD

Apr 17th, 2021 - Obesity is rapidly increasing in prevalence, and bariatric surgery has become a popular treatment option that can improve all-cause mortality in obese individuals. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and esophageal motility disorders are common...

Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy for the Management of Achalasia in a Patient with Prior Lap...
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Obesity Surgery; Donatelli G, Cereatti F et. al.

Apr 16th, 2021 - Achalasia after bariatric surgery is a rare pathological entity. Nonetheless, several cases have been described in literature. Per oral endoscopic myotomy has recently emerged as the preferred approach for the management of esophageal motility dis...

Changes in the Treatment of Primary Esophageal Motility Disorders Imposed by the New Cl...
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Advances in Therapy; Herbella FAM, Del Grande LM et. al.

Mar 28th, 2021 - The Chicago Classification is the most used classification for primary esophageal motility disorders (PEMD). This classification was recently updated to the 4.0 version. This opinion piece focuses on the possible implications for the treatment of ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

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

May 5th, 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...

Investigation of Cannabinoid Receptor Agonist Dronabinol in Patients With Functional Chest Pain

Sep 26th, 2019 - About 200,000 new cases of Functional Chest Pain (FCP) are diagnosed annually in USA. FCP is associated with poor quality of life and high health care expenditure. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), esophageal motility disorders, and psycholo...

Botulinum Toxin Injection in Hypercontractile Esophagus

May 28th, 2018 - Eligible patients will present chest pain and/or dysphagia related to the following hypercontractile esophageal motility disorders: distal esophageal spasm, jackhammer esophagus, nutcracker esophagus or type III achalasia with normalization of the...

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Esophageal Motility

Feb 19th, 2018 - An esophageal motility disorder is when muscular contractions become discoordinated or weak and interfere with movement of food down the esophagus. Some esophageal motility disorders persist long enough to cause severe problems requiring surgical ...

The Effects of Cannabinoid on Patients With Non-GERD Related Non Cardiac Chest Pain

Apr 28th, 2017 - Background: Noncardiac chest pain (NCCP) affects 200,000 new cases annually in USA. It is associated with poor quality of life and high health care expenditure of 8 Billion Dollars a year. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease(GERD), esophageal motility...

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News  10 results

Experts Recommend Key Modifications to High-Resolution Manometry

Apr 13th, 2021 - The field of esophagology was transformed by the pioneering work of the late Dr Ray Clouse, who developed color topographic plots to more accurately assess esophageal motility. Clouse's spirit of innovation in this area has since been taken up by ...

Erythematous Edematous Plaques on the Dorsal Aspects of the Hands
Austin G. Bell, MD, John W. Roman, MD et. al.

Mar 5th, 2019 - The Diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis Initially, there was concern for autoimmune or connective tissue disease because of the edematous plaques localized over sun-exposed regions of the hands with marked sparing of the knuckles. Lupus erythematosus.

POEM effective for more than achalasia
Will Pass

Sep 5th, 2018 - Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is safe and effective for several nonachalasia esophageal motility disorders, according to a retrospective study. The procedure was clinically successful and relieved chest pain in most patients, reported Mouen A.

Female GI Docs Earn Less: Gastro and Endo News Report

Apr 4th, 2018 - Female gastroenterologists make about 20% less than their male colleagues, according to recent compensation surveys. Why do antimicrobial stewardship programs fall short? According to one expert, they often don't adequately address antimicrobial s...

All guts and glory – esophagus, stomach, small intestine
Stuart J. Spechler, MD, AGAF, MDedge News

Aug 24th, 2017 - Prakash Gyawali, MD, led off the session with a lecture on functional heartburn, which he defined as burning retrosternal discomfort not relieved by antisecretory therapy, in a patient for whom endoscopy, esophageal pH monitoring, and manometry ha.

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