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Video-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery in Achalasia

  • Henrioue Walter Pinotti
  • Ary Nasi
  • Carlos Eduardo Domene
  • Marco Aurelio Santo
  • Hilton Telles Libanori
Conference paper

Abstract

The management of achalasia should depend on the degree of esophageal involvement assessed individually in order to indicate precisely the therapeutic measures for each case. Staging based on morphological and functional variables is used to distinguish the different degrees of esophageal involvement more accurately.

Keywords

Suture Line Distal Esophagus Esophagogastric Junction Gastric Fundus Esophageal Dilatation 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henrioue Walter Pinotti
  • Ary Nasi
  • Carlos Eduardo Domene
  • Marco Aurelio Santo
  • Hilton Telles Libanori
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  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyHospital das Clinicas of the University of São Paulo Medical SchoolBrazil

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