Diagnosis and Treatment

  • P. Marco Fisichella
  • Fernando A. M. Herbella
  • Marco G. Patti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Wai-Kit Lo, Hiroshi Mashimo
    Pages 9-14
  3. Marco E. Allaix, Mauricio Ramirez, Marco G. Patti
    Pages 15-21
  4. Rafael M. Laurino Neto, Barbara Fernandes Nadaleto, Fernando A. M. Herbella, Marco G. Patti
    Pages 23-30
  5. Hiroshi Mashimo
    Pages 31-38
  6. Vijaya Rao, Robert Kavitt
    Pages 39-44
  7. Marc A. Ward, Michael B. Ujiki
    Pages 45-50
  8. Marco E. Allaix, Mauricio Ramirez, Marco G. Patti
    Pages 51-57
  9. Marco G. Patti, Mauricio Ramirez, Barbara Mariano de Almeida Menezes, Fernando A. Herbella
    Pages 59-63
  10. Fernando A. M. Herbella, Barbara Fernandes Nadaleto, Barbara Mariano de Almeida Menezes, Maurico Ramirez, Marco G. Patti
    Pages 65-70
  11. P. Marco Fisichella, Anahita Jalilvand, Adrian Dobrowolsky
    Pages 79-85
  12. P. Marco Fisichella, George Orthopoulos, Amy Holmstrom, Marco G. Patti
    Pages 93-98
  13. Marco G. Patti, Mauricio Ramirez, Fernando A. M. Herbella
    Pages 99-104
  14. Yalini Vigneswaran, Marco G. Patti, Mauricio Ramirez, Wickii T. Vigneswaran
    Pages 113-121
  15. Deborah Lynn Reas
    Pages 123-128
  16. Farhana Shariff, Monica Langer
    Pages 129-135
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 137-140

About this book


This comprehensive  book covers the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal achalasia. The successful management of patients with this disease, whose treatment can be complex and usually performed in specialized tertiary-care centres, is described by internationally renowned authors. Detailed operations and current diagnostic and management strategies are discussed, giving the reader expert knowledge in specific aspects of Achalasia.


Achalasia: Diagnosis and Treatment is ideal for residents, fellows and specialists in both general and thoracic surgical disciplines as well as in gastroenterology.


Diagnostic evaluation of Achalasia Esophageal Achalasia Gastroenterology Management Strategies of Achalasia Technical Considerations Thoracic Surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • P. Marco Fisichella
    • 1
  • Fernando A. M. Herbella
    • 2
  • Marco G. Patti
    • 3
  1. 1.Brigham and Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical SchoolWest RoxburyUSA
  2. 2.SurgerySão Paulo Medical SchoolSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.SurgeryUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13568-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13569-4
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