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

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8) The diagnosis of achalasia includes manometry, barium esophagram, and upper endoscopy.
His special focus is on the treatment of reflux (GERD); Paraesophageal Hernia Repair and achalasia (a swallowing disorder).
5,6) Eosinophilic esophagitis was first described in 1978 by Landres et al, (7) in a patient with achalasia, and it was interpreted as a variant of eosinophilic gastroenteritis, although the histology of the rest of the GI tract was not reported, and then by Forget et al (8) in an infant.
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): UC San Diego Medical Center doctors have performed America's first incision-free myotomy, a procedure to treat achalasia, a distressing disorder which causes difficulty swallowing, regurgitation and chest pain.
The book contains concise information on 91 uncommon diseases selected by the author and presented in alphabetical order from Achalasia to Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
The doctor now says I have a condition called achalasia - what is it?
Therefore, risedronate should be used with caution in patients with stricture, achalasia, those with active/recent history of upper gastrointestinal problems and patients who are unable to follow the dosing instructions(iv).
When this process fails, swallowed food may remain in the esophagus for extended periods--a condition that gastroenterologists call achalasia.
Although several studies of patients with achalasia met the inclusion criteria for this review, achalasia is clearly different from the other conditions studied here in that many patients require only a single treatment over the course of 2 years.
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Pneumatic dilatation is effective long-term treatment for achalasia.
03% while that for pneumatic dilation for achalasia ranges from 1 to 1 0%.
Nine patients were known to have either achalasia or benign esophageal stricture, 12 others had esophageal cancer, and 2 others had undergone resection for gastric carcinoma.
24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center is one of five institutions nationwide performing a novel scarless procedure that restores swallowing function in some patients with achalasia, a rare condition where the esophagus is unable to move food into the stomach.