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Achalasia Clinical Trials

A listing of Achalasia medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (31) clinical trials

Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy

This is a prospective chart review/data collection study of the per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) procedure, that will include questionnaires administered throughout the study. Subjects enrolled will be those intending to have a POEM procedure. Data will be collected and reviewed through 12 months post-op.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Gastro-esophageal Junction

This study will assess short and long term outcomes of individuals undergoing minimally invasive surgery of the gastro-esophageal junction (MISGEJ). Patients will respond to questionnaires on an annual basis evaluating quality of life and functionality following MISGEJ. Hospital charts will also be reviewed on an annual basis to assess patient ...

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Hirschsprung Disease Genetic Study

Hirschsprung disease (HSCR) is a birth defect resulting from the absence of nerve (ganglion) cells in the gastrointestinal tract. Hirschsprung disease has a population incidence of 1/5000 live births and most often occurs as an isolated condition. However, approximately 30% of HSCR cases are associated with other birth defects such ...

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Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for the Treatment of Achalasia

Information about the subject's medical history, leading up to the need for an Achalasia treatment, the procedure itself and how the subject does after the procedure, including after the subject gets home, will be collected. This will be done by gathering relevant information from the subject's medical chart and/or by ...

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POEM: Long vs Short Myotomy for Achalasia. RCT

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy myotomy (POEM) has been recently introduced for treatment of achalasia, based on technical developments from NOTES (natural orifice translumenal surgery). The technique includes the incision of the mucosa in the esophageal body, the submucosal dissection of the distal esophagus and the creation of a submucosal tunnel in ...

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Randomised Trial Between LHM Alone Vs LHM With Anterior Fundoplication In Achalasia Cardia

Back ground: Achalasia Cardia (AC) manifests with major symptom dysphagia. Surgery as the treatment modality relieves dysphagia in most of the patients. Laparoscopic Heller's myotomy(LHM) is the surgery of choice but is associated with gastroesophageal reflux. Anterior fundoplication (Dor Fundoplication) is usually combined with LHM in patients with AC. It ...

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Neuropsychological Development and Functional Outcome Sin Children With Hirschsprung Disease at School Age

Hirschsprung's disease (HD) is a rare congenital disease (1:5000) characterized by neonatal functional low bowel obstruction that is caused by aganglionosis of the distal bowel. HD treatment consists in surgery of colonic reduction in the early childhood, requiring afterward a long-term follow-up. In the long term complications (incontinence, constipation, enterocolitis, ...

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Mirabegron in Achalasia: A Clinical and Manometric Proof of Concept Pilot Study

Achalasia is characterized by incomplete or absent relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and loss of esophageal peristalsis which leads to dysphagia. Standard of care for achalasia includes endoscopic management (dilation and injection of injection of botulinum toxin) and surgery, however both of these options carry procedural risks, may ...

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Identification Genetic Immunologic and Microbial Markers of Hirschsprung Associated Enterocolitis in Children With Hirschsprung Disease

Emerging data suggests that the distinct phenotype of HAEC in children with HD may be the result of the complex interplay between host genetics, immune response and environmental triggers. Data suggest that approximately 20-30 percent of patients with HD develop HAEC. Thus, well-designed, multi-disciplinary investigations of genetic, immune and microbial ...

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Esophageal Cancer Risk Registry

We will enroll patients with esophageal cancer, patients who are at risk for developing esophageal cancer, and patients who have a non-cancerous esophageal disorder. All patients will be asked to fill out a questionnaire about their general health and personal habits, and about their relatives' medical history; this will be ...

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