Results of the Fundic Patch Operation for Achalasia of the Esophagus
A total of 133 patients with achalasia, benign stricture, and varices of the esophagus have had the fundic patch operation  in our department since 1966. In the literature Heller’s modifications have been widely accepted as the treatment of choice. However, surgery of achalasia still results in postoperative complications, especially with regard to long-term results . The aim of the present study was to report postoperative results involving follow-up in achalasia patients through quantitative assessments.
KeywordsBarium Esophagitis Achalasia Maki
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