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December 12, 2019

POEM: Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy

There has been much written about POEM over that last few years. 

When you search POEM on Pubmed.gov, an incredible 611 listings appear as of the writing of this post!

This paper, Endoscopic or Surgical Myotomy in Patients with Idiopathic...

October 24, 2015

Peroral endoscopic full-thickness myotomy for the treatment of sigmoid-type achalasia: outcomes with a minimum follow-up of 12 months

This study followed 23 sigmoid-type achalasia patients after POEM for 18 months.  The surgery took an average of 67.6 minutes.

 

I al...

October 3, 2015

Brand new POEM study: A prospective analysis of GERD after POEM on anterior myotomy
 

Please read carefully. Many points here exemplify the conventional medical thought and reporting processes.

 

Positive take aways: 


1. Notice that these patients were tested pre-operativ...

September 26, 2015

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia in a Thoracic Surgical Practice.

 

"Peroral endoscopic myotomy is a safe and effective therapy for achalasia. It provides reliable and persistent palliation of dysphagia and objective improvement in esophageal emptying. Esophagiti...

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