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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.


Found (21) clinical trials

Study of IW-1701 A Stimulator of Soluble Guanylate Cyclase (sGC) in Patients With Type I or II Achalasia

The objectives of this study are as follows: In patients with primary Type I or II Achalasia, following a single 5-mg dose of IW-1701, To assess the safety and tolerability To determine the effects on measures of esophageal function by high-resolution impedance manometry (HRIM) To determine the pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters, ...


3D High Resolution Anorectal Manometry in Children After Surgery for Anorectal Disorders

3D high resolution anorectal manometry (3DHRAM) is the most precise tool to assess function and 3D topographic picture of pressures along the anal canal. Until now, it has been used only in adult population to evaluate defecatory disorders. Congenital anorectal disorders are severe conditions and may present wide spectrum of ...

Phase N/A

POEM Trial: Multi-center Study Comparing Endoscopic Pneumodilation and Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

The aim of the study is to compare the efficacy of per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) to the efficacy of pneumodilation as the initial treatment of symptomatic idiopathic achalasia. It is hypothesized that POEM has a higher long-term efficacy than pneumodilation in treatment of therapy-naive patients with idiopathic achalasia.

Phase N/A

POEM- Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Esophageal Motility Disorders

POEM has recently described as an alternative treatment for achalasia in humans. In this procedure the esophageal sphincter is incised through a submucosal tunnel in the esophagus. In this study we aim to perform POEM on achalasia patients.

Phase N/A

Anterior Orientation vs Posterior Orientation in Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy POEM for the Treatment of Achalasia

Achalasia is one of the most studied esophageal motility disorders. The etiology of Achalasia is autoimmune, neurodegenerative, or viral immune. Achalasia is a consequence of the degeneration of ganglion cells in the myenteric plexus of the esophageal body and the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The end result of the inflammatory ...

Phase N/A

Endoscopic Myotomy of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter for Achalasia

By the endoscopic creation of an esophageal submucosal tunnel the inner circular muscle layer can be easily visualized. In contrast to conventional Heller myotomy, the dissection of only the inner circular esophageal muscle layer leaves the outer longitudinal muscle layer intact. Thereby, post-interventional reflux disease should be avoided.

Phase N/A

Achalasia and Dysplasia

Patient with achalasia have a 10-50 fold increased risk to develop esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). Early diagnosis of ESCC is essential, and detection of an earlier dysplastic stage is preferred. Endoscopic detection is however difficult and often delayed. Chromoendoscopy with Lugol dye increases detection rates dysplasia and ESCC to ...

Phase N/A

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, ...

Phase N/A

To Assess the Feasibility of Same Day Discharge Following a POEM Procedure

This is a study of an investigational surgical procedure for the treatment of achalasia the inability of smooth muscle to move food down the esophagus. Standard care for participants includes Heller Myotomy, a laparoscopic procedure that includes cutting the muscle layers in the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) the valve at ...

Phase N/A

Prospective Study to Assess the Diagnostic Utility of Amyl Nitrite in Patients With Suspected Achalasia Undergoing High Resolution Esophageal Manometry (HREM)

A single center, prospective study at a tertiary-care referral center (JHH). All patients will be provided with informed consent to undergo HRM with provocation as part of routine care to evaluate dysphagia symptoms or evaluation of known achalasia. All procedures will be performed as part of routine care and therefore ...

Phase N/A