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José Miguel Alonso Rivero, Néstor Alemán Pérez
Within the functional tests, the High Resolution Manometry has been a great improvement in the diagnosis of esophageal motor disorders, especially those that cause obstruction or difficulty for the normal progress of the alimentary content. We present the case of a patient with dysphagia to which a manometry is performed in the diagnostic process, where the presence of two types of Acalasia is present in the same tracing.
July 18, 2017: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
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
J A Ortega, L Pérez, 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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