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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/16450508/oesophageal-achalasia-in-elderly-people-results-of-the-laparoscopic-heller-dor-myotomy
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G P Ferulano, S Dilillo, M D'Ambra, R Lionetti, C Saviano, D Fico
AIMS: To assess the outcome of laparoscopic Heller-Dor myotomy for oesophageal achalasia in two groups of patients identified by age (under and over 70 years) using functional and clinical instruments. BACKGROUND: Current therapies for achalasia can't restore normal motility but can palliate dysphagia. Many other symptoms may persist difficult to quantify and to compare. In order to understand if age is a factor that influences the therapeutic outcome we tested the reliability of a specific QoL instrument for comparing outcomes of surgery for achalasia...
2005: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/829860/-therapeutic-applications-of-digestive-endoscopy
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J A Ortega, L PĂ©rez, V Madureri
Endoscopy has proven useful as a diagnostic tool and recently many useful therapeutic possibilities have been proposed. The authors discuss their experience with therapeutic endoscopic procedures and present new ones for treatment of Acalasia and small sliding hiatal hernia.
January 1976: G.E.N
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