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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 (28) clinical trials

POEM for Spastic Esophageal Disorders

Standard surgical care for spastic esophageal disorders such as achalasia includes a procedure called Heller myotomy. The treatment in our study, called endoscopic myotomy (also known as peroral endoscopic myotomy - POEM) is different from standard surgery (Heller myotomy) because it is less invasive, is less likely to cause reflux, ...

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Outcome of Symptoms in Patients Undergoing a Heller Myotomy

Patients will answer questionnaires before and after surgery to evaluate their symptoms of achalasia and will also have their charts reviewed for relevant medical information.

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Mechanisms of Weight Loss in Patients Diagnosed With Achalasia

Patients either diagnosed with or being evaluated for achalasia and scheduled for standard clinic visits with the principal investigator as part of their routine care will be considered for participation in this study. Blood work, vital signs, and 24-hour dietary recall will be collected over a period of one year. ...

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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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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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Management and Outcomes of Congenital Anomalies in Low- Middle- and High-Income Countries

Background: Congenital anomalies have risen to become the 5th leading cause of death in children under 5-years of age globally, yet limited literature exists, particularly from lowand middle-income countries (LMICs) where most of these deaths occur. Aim: To undertake a multi-centre prospective cohort study of congenital anomalies to compare outcomes ...

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Epidermoid Cancer Development in Esophageal Achalasia

In order to define incidence and risk factors for epidermoid carcinoma 681 patients affected by esophageal achalasia observed since 1973 were followed up with no time limits according to a prospective follow-up protocol. The local institutional review board approved using the database from the division of thoracic surgery for research ...

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