Long-term Evaluation of Gastroplasty in Achalasia

  • I. Cecconello
  • J. Mariano da Rocha
  • W. Pollara
  • B. Zilberstein
  • H. W. Pinotti
Conference paper

Abstract

Surgical treatment of achalasia is elected considering clinical findings prior to surgery. When the esophagus is still not very dilated cardiomyectomy with fundopli-cation to avoid reflux is the treatment of choice [3].

Keywords

Diarrhea Barium Gastritis Esophagitis Achalasia 

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    Mariano da Rocha JR (1986) Tratamento do megaesôfago pela esofagogastroplastia: ava-liação clinica e estudo da secreção ácida do estômago e dos níveis séricos de pepsinogênio e de gastrina. Thesis, University of São Paulo Medical School, São PauloGoogle Scholar
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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Cecconello
    • 1
  • J. Mariano da Rocha
    • 1
  • W. Pollara
    • 1
  • B. Zilberstein
    • 1
  • H. W. Pinotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Digestive Surgery UnitUniversity of São Paulo Medical SchoolSão PauloBrazil

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