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  • Condition: Cricopharyngeal Muscle Achalasia
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Botulinum Toxin Injection Using Ultrasound, Electromyography, and Balloon Guidance
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This study reported a case of a 74-year-old man with cricopharyngeal (CP) muscle achalasia treated with botulinum toxin (BTX) injection using ultrasound, electromyography, and balloon guidance.
  • Condition: Advanced Achalasia
  • Journal: Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
  • Treatment Used: Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) in the treatment of patients with achalasia (esophageal sphincter dysfunction) with megaesophagus.
  • Condition: Achalasia
  • Journal: The Medical journal of Australia
  • Treatment Used: Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy
  • Number of Patients: 142
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The study researched the use of per-oral endoscopic myotomy for treating achalasia.
  • Condition: Esophageal Achalasia
  • Journal: Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A
  • Treatment Used: Heller Myotomy and Dor Fundoplication
  • Number of Patients: 21
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of treating Esophageal Achalasia with laparoscopic Heller myotomy with Dor fundoplication.
  • Condition: Idiopathic Achalasia
  • Journal: The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology
  • Treatment Used: Surgical vs. Endoscopic Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This review of the literature compared surgical versus endoscopic treatment for patients with idiopathic achalasia (esophageal disorder).
  • Condition: Esophageal Achalasia
  • Journal: Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai zasshi = The Japanese journal of gastro-enterology
  • Treatment Used: Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of performing a per-oral endoscopic myotomy for the treatment of esophageal achalasia following stomach surgery.
  • Condition: Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
  • Journal: Endoscopy
  • Treatment Used: Gastric Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy
  • Number of Patients: 0
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The study researched treatment options for gastrointestinal motility disorders.
  • Condition: Achalasia
  • Journal: Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Treatment Used: Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
  • Number of Patients: 130
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The study researched the safety and effectiveness of laparoscopic heller myotomy for treating achalasia.
  • Condition: Esophageal Epiphrenic Diverticula
  • Journal: Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: POEM Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 7
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of undergoing per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) surgery for the treatment of esophageal epiphrenic diverticula.
  • Condition: Gastroesophageal Reflux Refractory
  • Journal: Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A
  • Treatment Used: Antireflux Surgery after Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy
  • Number of Patients: 3
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using antireflux surgery after peroral endoscopic myotomy to treat patients with gastroesophageal reflux refractory.
  • Condition: Oesophageal Diverticula with Spastic Motility Disorders
  • Journal: Gut
  • Treatment Used: Transmucosal Diverticular Myotomy
  • Number of Patients: 2
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The study researched the outcomes of transmucosal diverticular myotomy for patients with oesophageal diverticula with spastic motility disorders.
  • Condition: Achalasia
  • Journal: Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Treatment Used: Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Number of Patients: 21
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) surgery for the treatment of achalasia in children.
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