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

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Management consisted of pneumatic balloon dilatation for achalasia and initiation of cortisone therapy with successful resolution of dysphagia and other symptoms.
Achalasia is a primary oesophageal motor disorder due to ineffective relaxation of lower oesophageal sphincter combined with loss of oesophageal peristalsis leading to impaired emptying and gradual oesophageal dilatation.
The false-positive cases (seven cases) could be explained by the involvement of the 4th layer (muscularis propria) by benign lesions such as hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, achalasia of the cardia, and eosinophilic gastroenteritis.
Material and Methods: This study was carried out on patients undergoing surgical repair of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for cardiac achalasia at Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi over a period of four years (2010 -2014).
Conclusion: Pneumatic dilation was successful in a significantly high number of achalasia patients.
Our paediatric patient had multiple risk factors including prior history of operation for achalasia and sudden increase in intra-abdominal pressure due to strenuous workout, which likely resulted in retrograde gastric intussusception.
Here we report of the case of a patient who developed achalasia, as a complication of BN, because of chronic and repetitive self-induced vomiting episodes.
Surgical treatment for achalasia of the esophagus: Laparoscopic heller myotomy.
This month is Achalasia Awareness Month and Louise hopes that by publicising her plight other sufferers may be helped.
Gallbladder function and gastric liquid emptying in achalasia.
Achalasia cardia pneumatic dilatation balloon with 10 cm long balloon, dilatation diameter 25mm, with radio opaque markers (One per pack)
She was finally diagnosed with achalasia - a condition of the oesophagus.
Upon further questioning, the patient reported a history of achalasia that had been treated with a myotomy 6 years ago.
Intestinal PseudoObstruction Syndrome, Gastroparesis, GERD, Achalasia
Hamilton, "Esophageal Lewy bodies associated with ganglion cell loss in achalasia.