Imaging in the Evaluation of Endoscopic or Surgical Treatment for Achalasia

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Palladino, Diego ; Mardighian, Andrea ; D’Amora, Marilina ; Roberto, Luca ; Lassandro, Francesco ; Rossi, Claudia ; Gatta, Gianluca ; Scaglione, Mariano ; Giuseppe, Guglielmi (2016)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Gastroenterology Research and Practice, volume 2,016 (issn: 1687-6121, eissn: 1687-630X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2016/2657876, pmc: PMC4706911
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Research Article | RC799-869 | Article Subject

Purpose. Aim of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of the endoscopic (pneumatic dilation) versus surgical (Heller myotomy) treatment in patients affected by esophageal achalasia using barium X-ray examination of the digestive tract performed before and after the tre... View more
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