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November 11, 2015

Histopathologic patterns among achalasia subtypes

 

Biopsies were taken from 46 myotomy patients: 20 type 1, 20 type 2, 3 type 3 and 3 EGJ obstruction.

   

The study suggests that Type 1 is a progression from type 2.

 

"On histopathology, complete ganglion cell loss occ...

June 1, 2015

As a multi-surgery patient, I've got to say, this makes me very angry!

 

"the concept of the "fast-track methodology" has uniformly provided a major enhancement in recovery leading to decreased hospital stay and with an apparent reduction in medical morbidity but unalter...

May 27, 2015

A great paper was written by researchers in Norway and Germany discussing the misdiagnosis of Achalasia. Specifically, this paper discusses "s a significant, and often striking, overlap in signs and symptoms between achalasia and ED [eating disorders], as well as assoc...

May 24, 2015

"Open esophageal surgery has long been associated with significant morbidity and pain. Upper abdominal incisions lead to respiratory compromise and significant risk of wound complications and late ventral hernia formation. In addition, due to the concave shape of the d...

May 23, 2015

"Respiratory distress and arrest from tracheal compression secondary to megaoesophagus are rare complications of achalasia. We present the case of a man with end-stage achalasia who required oesophagectomy to prevent recurrent life-threatening tracheal compression and...

May 20, 2015

"... synthetic building materials, which are known to emit or "off-gas" various organic compounds, have been linked to numerous health complaints."

 

"Man himself should be considered another source of indoor air pollution, especially when living in a closed, poorly vent...

May 20, 2015

Beware of this supplement - http://www.herbs-solutions-by-nature.com/Achalasia.php

May 20, 2015

See this powerful article and video featuring David Perlmutter, MD.

 

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