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ALLMedicine™ Esophageal Spasm Center

Research & Reviews  67 results

Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy: State of the Art.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001620
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology; Liu-Burdowski J, Duarte-Chavez R et. al.

Oct 16th, 2021 - For more than a decade, per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) has been performed for the treatment of achalasia and other dysmotilities of the esophagus. POEM has become an accepted alternative to Heller myotomy, a salvation technique for patients no...

Manometrically jackhammer esophagus with fluoroscopically/endoscopically distal esophag...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8130342
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...
https://doi.org/10.1111/nmo.14119
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...

Esophageal Spasm
https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/digestive-disorders/esophageal-and-swallowing-disorders/esophageal-spasm

Oct 1st, 2020 - Esophageal spasm is a disorder of the rhythmic waves of muscular contractions (peristalsis) of the esophagus.

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Drugs  4 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy Versus Botulinum Toxin Injection in Spastic Esophageal Disorders
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02663206

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...

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News  5 results

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.

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM): The Future Is Now
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/869002

Sep 23rd, 2016 - Innovative Technique Offers Hope for Those With Achalasia Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is an exciting innovation for the treatment of achalasia. According to published studies in approximately 1000 patients, POEM has a clinical success rate r...

Advances in Management of Esophageal Motility Disorders
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/904510

Abstract and Introduction Abstract The widespread adoption of high-resolution manometry (HRM) has led to a restructuring in the classification of esophageal motility disorder classification summarized in the Chicago Classification, currently in ve...

Advances in Management of Esophageal Motility Disorders
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/904510_1

Abstract and Introduction Abstract The widespread adoption of high-resolution manometry (HRM) has led to a restructuring in the classification of esophageal motility disorder classification summarized in the Chicago Classification, currently in ve...

Opioid-induced Esophageal Dysfunction
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/932523

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  4 results see all →