myotomy


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surgical incision or division of a muscle

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4) Endoscopic procedures involve a transoral cricopharyngeal myotomy classically performed with a laser or stapler.
The minimally invasive technique generally affords patients reduced pain, faster recovery, and equivalent ability to swallow compared with the traditional Heller myotomy.
In 2007 an elective laparoscopic Heller myotomy (approximately 5 cm anterior myotomy) with Dor fundoplication was performed without complication.
Laparoscopic surgery to treat achalasia is called the Heller Myotomy, a two hour procedure requiring up to six small incisions in the abdomen to divide the esophageal muscle.
Endoscopic dilatation can provide long-term relief of dysphagia and can be considered as an alternative to myotomy in patients who have a high perioperative risk.
Until now, the gold standard for treatment of Achalasia was the Heller myotomy.
Patients in both groups had undergone cricopharyngeal myotomy and unilateral pharyngeal neurectomy.
Laparoscopic Heller's myotomy with a partial fundoplication has become a well-established operation for achalasia.
Patients refractory to medical therapy can be treated by stenting of the tunnelled segment or surgical myotomy and/or coronary artery bypass surgery (1,2,5,6).
3-5) Because symptoms are caused by incomplete relaxation of the LES, these patients usually have a marked clinical response to procedures for improving LES function, including endoscopic balloon dilation of the LES, botulinum toxin injections at the gastroesophageal junction, and, if necessary, laparoscopic or open surgical myotomy.
The study of 16 patients who required cricopharyngeal myotomy and Zenker's diverticuloplasty revealed that 9 patients could be successfully treated endoscopically, Dr.
The authors suggested that patients who responded to an injection of botulinum toxin could receive repeated injections or myotomy should symptoms recur.
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002), there were no significant differences between the two groups in terms of comorbidities or cricopharyngeal myotomy, tracheoesophageal puncture, or neck dissection.
In case of pure systolic compression, with no atherosclerotic plaque, supracoronary myotomy could be enough to treat ischemia (6).