Esophageal Motility Disorders: Achalasia and Spastic Motor Disorders

Jason R. Roberts, Marcelo F. Vela, Joel E. Richter

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages78-92
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405181938
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 22 2010

Keywords

  • Comparisons of different treatment modalities
  • Cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)
  • Esophageal motility disorders: Achalasia and spastic motor disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Pneumatic dilatation and Heller myotomy
  • Pneumatic dilatation or esophageal myotomy as treatment of DES
  • Post-treatment GER varies among studies for both PD and HM
  • Treatment of spastic motility disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Roberts, J. R., Vela, M. F., & Richter, J. E. (2010). Esophageal Motility Disorders: Achalasia and Spastic Motor Disorders. In Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Third Edition (pp. 78-92). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444314403.ch4