Advances in Diagnostic Accuracy and Treatment of Achalasia

G&H  How is achalasia currently defined, and how common is this disorder? PK  Achalasia is usually described as a swallowing disorder. However, this term is a […]

Tailoring Therapy for Achalasia

  Abstract: Achalasia is a rare esophageal motility disorder with impaired lower esophageal sphincter (LES) opening and aperistalsis. The disease cannot be cured and aperistalsis cannot […]

The Use of Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for the Management of Achalasia

G&H  How is peroral endoscopic myotomy performed? MK  Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is performed using a high-definition upper endoscope with a clear cap at its tip […]

An Overview of Achalasia and Its Subtypes

  Abstract: Achalasia is one of the most studied esophageal motility disorders. However, the pathophysiology and reasons that patients develop achalasia are still unclear. Patients often […]

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