Timing of surgical intervention does not influence return of esophageal peristalsis or outcome for patients with achalasia.
- Published Article
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 2005
The results show that: a) the presence of vigorous achalasia is independent of symptoms duration; b) the timing of surgical intervention does not influence the return of peristalsis; and c) the results of a Heller myotomy are independent of symptoms duration.
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