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Achalasia Clinical Trials

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Found (2) clinical trials

Assessment of the Neuro-glio-epithelial Unit (NGEU) in Biopsies Taken During Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Achalasia: a Feasibility and Safety Study.

Achalasia is a primary esophageal motility disorder characterized on high-resolution manometry (HRM) studies by 100% failed peristalsis and elevated integrated relaxation pressure of the lower esophageal sphincter. It is further divided into 3 sub-types according to the Chicago classification v3.01. The pathophysiology of achalasia is poorly understood; however, the NGEU ...

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Development of Endoscopic Treatment for Achalasia

Prior to surgery, all patients undergo upper endoscopy , x-ray "time barium" manometry, 24 hours pH registration. Moreover Quality of Life instrument (RAND-36), GSRS (Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale) and a dysphagia score (Eckardt score) are completed by all patients. Follow-up with surveys 3, 6, 12, and 36 months (GSRS, RAND-36 ...

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