Clearance mechanisms of the aperistalic oesophagus: the "pump gun" hypothesis
- Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia. Wong, Roy K.H. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2004, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p578
Presents a letter to the editor regarding pneumatic dilation for achalasia.
- Pseudoachalasia of the cardia. Carmichael, J. H. E. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Oct1988, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p620
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the distinction between achalasia of the cardia and carcinoma of the cardio-esophageal junction, which appeared in the July 1988 issue.
- Association of an Attack of Varicella and an Achalasia. Castex, F.; Guillemot, F.; Talbodec, N.; Colombel, J. F.; Paris, J. C.; Cortot, A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1995, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p1188
Presents a letter to the editor regarding the association between an attack of varicella and an achalasia.
- Treatment of Achalasia: The Role of Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy needs to be Emphasized: Response to Dr. Said. Wong, Roy // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2004, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p2279
Presents a letter to the editor about the role of laparsocopic cardiomyotomy in the treatment of achalasia.
- Treatment of Achalasia: The Role of Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy needs to be Emphasized. lshaq, Sauid // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2004, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p2278
Presents a letter to the editor on the methods that have long-term success for the treatment of achalasia.
- Poison pal. Munson, Marty; Gutfeld, Greg // Prevention;Feb94, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p32
Examines a toxin that helps treat the swallowing disorder, achalasia. Why researchers used the poisonous substance botulinum toxin (or BoTx) on the involuntary muscle problem; How it works; Researcher Pankaj J. Pasricha.
- Aschalasia cardia in infancy and childhood: an Indian experience. Thomas, R.J.; Sen, S.; Zachariah, N.; Chacko, J.; Mammen, K.E. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Apr98, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p103
Reports on the results of a study of children with achalasia cardia at the Christian Medical College Hospital in Vallore, India. Delay of the diagnosis after the onset of symptoms; Recommendation of surgery to stop the vomiting; Preferred mode of treatment for the resolution of symptoms.
- UK incidence of achalasia: an 11-year national epidemiological study. Marlais, M.; Fishman, J. R.; Fell, J. M. E.; Haddad, M. J.; Rawat, D. J. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Education & Practice Edition;Feb2011, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p13
An abstract of the study "UK incidence of achalasia: an 11-year national epidemiological study," by M. Marlais et al, published in the June 1, 2010 online issue of the journal "Archives of Disease in Childhood" is presented.
- Outcomes of treatment in achalasia: subjective or objective endpoints?: Vaezi MF, Baker ME, Achkar E, Richter JE, Timed Barium Oesophagram: Better Predictor of Long Term Success After Pneumatic Dilation in Achalasia Than Symptom Assessment. Gut ... Lehrer, Jennifer K.; Katz, Philip O. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug2003, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p1890
In this cohort study, 34 patients who achieved near-complete symptom relief 1 month after pneumatic dilation were followed prospectively to determine whether the results of a timed barium esophagram (TBE) predict early symptom recurrence. Patients were grouped according to results of their TBE,...