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ALLMedicine™ Achalasia Center

Research & Reviews  987 results

Intermittent neck swelling: an unusual presentation of achalasia cardia.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-243229
BMJ Case Reports; Kesavan P, Joshi S et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Achalasia is a rare cause of neck swelling. We report the case of a 75-year-old woman, who presented with an intermittent, unilateral neck swelling, associated with dysphagia, weight loss and regurgitation. The patient underwent a gastroscopy and ...

The Number of Interstitial Cells of Cajal Differs Among Different Subtypes of Achalasia...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8386899
Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology; Chen S, Zhang M et. al.

Aug 25th, 2021 - Achalasia is a primary esophageal motility disorder with heterogeneous manometric subtypes and prognosis, characterized by degeneration of the esophageal myenteric plexus, and reduction in interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs). This study aimed to ex...

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Guidelines  8 results

SAGES guidelines for the use of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of ...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-08282-0 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.02.003 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.03.013 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60651-0 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.05.036 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.08.030 10.1007/s00455-007-9116-1 10.1177/2050640620903213 10.1111/nmo.12477 10.1136/bmj.i2016 10.1136/bmj.i2089 10.7326/M16-1565 10.5056/jnm20014
Surgical Endoscopy; Kohn GP, Dirks RC et. al.

Feb 11th, 2021 - Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is increasingly used as primary treatment for esophageal achalasia, in place of the options such as Heller myotomy (HM) and pneumatic dilatation (PD) OBJECTIVE: These evidence-based guidelines from the Society of ...

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 11th, 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 17th, 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...
https://doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2018-318115
Gut Trudgill NJ, Sifrim D et. al.

Aug 2nd, 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.
https://doi.org/10.1093/dote/doy071
Diseases of the Esophagus : Official Journal of the Inter... Zaninotto G, Bennett C et. al.

Sep 1st, 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...

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Drugs  2 results see all →

News  65 results

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

Oct 20th, 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.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/939393

Oct 20th, 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 24th, 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
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/922927

Dec 31st, 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
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.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →