Peroral endoscopic myotomy is an effective treatment for diffuse esophageal spasm

Yuusaku Sugihara, Hiroyuki Sakae, Kenta Hamada, Hiroyuki Okada

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Abstract

Diffuse esophageal spasm (DES) causes symptoms such as dysphagia. However, DES is sometimes difficult to diagnose. DES can be diagnosed based on a characteristic image through esophageal radiography. As in the present case, DES is considered a good indication for peroral endoscopic myotomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)927-928
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume8
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2020

Keywords

  • diffuse esophageal spasm
  • peroral endoscopic myotomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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