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ALLMedicine™ Esophageal Spasm Center

Research & Reviews  68 results

Manometrically jackhammer esophagus with fluoroscopically/endoscopically distal esophag...
BMC Gastroenterology; Sirinawasatien A, Sakulthongthawin P

May 19th, 2021 - Jackhammer esophagus is a rare esophageal motility disorder that can result in dysphagia, chest pain, and gastro-esophageal reflux symptoms. High-resolution manometry is the gold standard for diagnosis, while corkscrew esophagus on upper gastroint...

Chicago Classification Update (v4.0): Technical review on diagnostic criteria for dista...
Neurogastroenterology and Motility : the Official Journal... Roman S, Hebbard G et. al.

Mar 6th, 2021 - Distal esophageal spasm (DES) is defined as a manometric pattern of at least 20% of premature contractions in a context of normal esophago-gastric junction relaxation in a patient with dysphagia or non-cardiac chest pain. The definition of prematu...

What is new in Chicago Classification version 4.0?
Neurogastroenterology and Motility : the Official Journal... Yadlapati R, Pandolfino JE et. al.

Dec 20th, 2020 - Since publication of Chicago Classification version 3.0 in 2015, the clinical and research applications of high-resolution manometry (HRM) have expanded. In order to update the Chicago Classification, an International HRM Working Group consisting ...

Long-term Outcomes of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Spastic Esophageal Motility Disord...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001395 10.1007/s00464-019-07348-y 10.1111/nmo.12953 10.1055/a-1133-4354 10.1111/nmo.13870
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology; Nabi Z, Chavan R et. al.

Jul 14th, 2020 - Spastic esophageal motility disorders (SEMD) are a rare group of motility disorders including type III achalasia, distal esophageal spasm (DES), and Jackhammer esophagus (JHE). Limited data suggest that per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) may be ef...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

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 Versus Botulinum Toxin Injection in Spastic Esophageal Disorders

Jan 12th, 2018 - Spastic disorders of the esophagus encompass hyperactive conditions of the esophagus due to either abnormal premature contractions or extreme vigor. In the current iteration of the Chicago classification, spastic esophageal disorders include spast...

Botulinum Toxin Injection to Treat Diffuse Esophageal Spasm

Patients are selected on the basis of a clinical diagnosis of diffuse esophageal spasm, based on endoscopy and manometry. This is a sham-controlled cross-over study of injection of botulinum toxin or saline, in randomized order, in the distal esop...

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News  3 results

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.

Got specificity? Test your ICD-10-CM coding skills
Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, Cpma, CPC-I et. al.

Aug 11th, 2014 - When preparing for chest coding in ICD-10-CM, it is best to walk through real cases to help you strengthen areas that will affect your practice the most. To see if you document with enough clinical specificity, here is a snapshot of chest coding u.

Opioid-induced Esophageal Dysfunction

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Purpose of review: Chronic opioid use is common and can cause opioid-induced esophageal dysfunction (OIED). We will discuss the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of OIED. Recent findings: OIED is diagnos...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →