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ALLMedicine™ Achalasia Center

Research & Reviews  1,092 results

Symptomatic and Physiological Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achala...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000001034
Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques; Kumar A, Tripathi SN et. al.

Jan 17th, 2022 - Symptomatic evaluation using Eckardt score and achalasia-specific health-related quality-of-life and physiological evaluation using timed barium examination (TBE) and high-resolution manometry is integral to the diagnosis of achalasia. However, th...

ARAT for Reflux Disease After Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy in Patients With Achalasia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04065516

Jan 10th, 2022 - Achalasia is the inability of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax in the context of dysfunction of esophageal peristalsis. Peroral endoscopic myotomy for the treatment of achalasia has an efficacy above 90%, being comparable with Heller's myot...

Gastric Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (G-POEM) in Refractory Gastroparesis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03126513

Jan 10th, 2022 - Gastroparesis is a chronic, condition characterized by a delayed gastric emptying without a mechanical obstruction. This disease is associated with high morbidity and mortality with a prevalence up to 4% of population. Patients with this disease h...

Comparison of functional lumen imaging probe and high-resolution manometry to assess re...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2021.12.029
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; DeWitt J, Siwiec R et. al.

Jan 4th, 2022 - Outcomes after peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) are assessed clinically by the Eckardt score (ES) or objectively by high-resolution manometry (HRM) and functional lumen imaging probe (FLIP). This study compared HRM and FLIP to evaluate clinical r...

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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  3 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  41 results

Gastric Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (G-POEM) in Refractory Gastroparesis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03126513

Jan 10th, 2022 - Gastroparesis is a chronic, condition characterized by a delayed gastric emptying without a mechanical obstruction. This disease is associated with high morbidity and mortality with a prevalence up to 4% of population. Patients with this disease h...

ARAT for Reflux Disease After Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy in Patients With Achalasia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04065516

Jan 10th, 2022 - Achalasia is the inability of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax in the context of dysfunction of esophageal peristalsis. Peroral endoscopic myotomy for the treatment of achalasia has an efficacy above 90%, being comparable with Heller's myot...

COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF NUTRITIONAL PARAMETERS IN PATIENTS WITH IDIOPATHIC ACHALASIA: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05161923

Dec 29th, 2021 - .STUDY DESIGN: This study is a Prospective single arm observational study. .STUDY PERIOD: Jan 2021-May 2021. 3. SAMPLE SIZE: 100 participants. INCLUSION CRITERIA: Male and female patients aged 18-60 years with confirmed diagnosis of idiopathic ach...

Prospective Collection of Outcome Data Post POEM-TIF Procedure
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04052581

Dec 13th, 2021 - Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy has been established as a safe and effective treatment of Achalasia type I and II; however, it is limited by post-procedure gastroesophageal reflux. Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) has been introduced as the...

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04640753

Nov 11th, 2021 - Subjects will undergo no additional tests and procedures as part of this study. All data will be collected from patient's electronic health records (EHR) of the hospital In addition; a prospective chart review will be performed for patients who wi...

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News  62 results

Experts Recommend Key Modifications to High-Resolution Manometry
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949136

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 ...

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...

Fast Five Quiz: Fingernail and Toenail Conditions
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/924830_5

Feb 7th, 2020 - Clubbing can be idiopathic or secondary to many underlying pathologies in various organ systems. Causes of idiopathic or primary clubbing include pachydermoperiostosis, familial clubbing, and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. Causes of secondary club...

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Patient Education  9 results see all →