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Long-Term Follow-Up of Heller Myotomy for Achalasia After Thoracic, Abdominal, and Thoracoabdominal Approach

  • C. Ricci
  • F. Francioni
  • P. Trentino
  • R. Basile
  • T. De Giacomo
  • F. Venuta
  • F. Silvestri
Conference paper

Abstract

The objective of therapy for achalasia of the esophagus is to relieve the functional obstruction at the esophagogastric junction avoiding at the same time gastroesophageal reflux (GER).

Keywords

Heller Myotomy Abdominal Approach Antireflux Procedure Pleural Empyema Gastric Tube Reconstruction 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Ricci
    • 1
  • F. Francioni
    • 1
  • P. Trentino
    • 2
  • R. Basile
    • 1
  • T. De Giacomo
    • 1
  • F. Venuta
    • 1
  • F. Silvestri
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Thoracic Surgery, Second Surgical ClinicUniversity “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  2. 2.Surgical Endoscopic Unit, Second Surgical ClinicUniversity “La Sapienza”RomeItaly

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