TITLE

Does early diagnosis in cricopharyngeal achalasia affect the success of treatment modality?

AUTHOR(S)
Erdeve, Ömer; Atasay, Begüm; Arsan, Saadet
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Turkish Journal of Pediatrics;2008, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p204
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about a case of late-diagnosed cricopharyngeal achalasia who was treated by myotomy by Sari and colleagues in the previous issue.
ACCESSION #
32432868

 

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