Items tagged “achalasia”

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Pseudoachalasia

Pseudoachalasia (a.k.a. secondary achalasia) is an achalasia-pattern dilatation of the esophagus due to the narrowing of the distal esophagus from causes other than primary denervation. One of the most common causes is malignancy (often submucosal gastric cancer) with extension in the lower esop...
Case

Achalasia - with bird beak sign

 Diagnosis certain
Andrew Ho
Published 15 May 2013
94% complete
Fluoroscopy
Article

Per-oral esophageal myotomy (POEM)

Per-oral esophageal myotomy (POEM) is a natural orifice endoscopic surgery that has been gaining increasing use as an alternative to traditional oesophageal myotomies (e.g. Heller myotomy and Nissen fundoplication). With this technique, the endoscopist insufflates the esophagus with CO2 then cr...
Case

Achalasia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Ahmad Syauqi
Published 08 Oct 2020
75% complete
Barium
Case

Achalasia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Naim Qaqish
Published 11 Oct 2020
79% complete
Fluoroscopy
Case

Achalasia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Ian Bickle
Published 16 Oct 2020
79% complete
X-ray
Case

Achalasia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Ammar Haouimi
Published 25 Oct 2020
80% complete
CT
Case

Achalasia - pediatric

 Diagnosis almost certain
Ammar Haouimi
Published 02 Mar 2021
75% complete
Barium
Case

Achalasia

 Diagnosis certain
Stefan Tigges
Published 02 Dec 2021
77% complete
FluoroscopyX-rayCT
Article

Timed barium esophagogram

The timed barium esophagogram (TBO) is a simple physiologic assessment and objective method for assessing the esophageal emptying used in patients with suspected achalasia and to evaluate and follow up patients who have been treated with myotomy or pneumatic dilatation1,3. Technique Several te...
Case

Achalasia - pediatric

 Diagnosis almost certain
Ammar Haouimi
Published 22 Sep 2022
79% complete
Fluoroscopy
Case

Achalasia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Ammar Haouimi
Published 06 Oct 2022
79% complete
CT