Esophageal Motility Disorders: Achalasia and Spastic Motor Disorders

Jason R. Roberts, Marcelo F. Vela, Joel E. Richter

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405181938
StatePublished - Jul 22 2010


  • Comparisons of different treatment modalities
  • Cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)
  • Esophageal motility disorders: Achalasia and spastic motor disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Pneumatic dilatation and Heller myotomy
  • Pneumatic dilatation or esophageal myotomy as treatment of DES
  • Post-treatment GER varies among studies for both PD and HM
  • Treatment of spastic motility disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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