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a spasm of the cardiac sphincter (between the esophagus and the stomach)

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Previously, we had to make at least five incisions in a patients abdomen in order treat esophageal achalasia surgically," said Hungness.
Esophageal achalasia secondary to gastric carcinoma: Report of a case and a review of the literature.
Importance of preoperative and postoperative pH monitoring in patients with esophageal achalasia.
Long-term results in surgically managed esophageal achalasia.