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How successful is a laparoscopic myotomy and fundoplication for achalasia ?

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Dr. David Earle
Surgery

In brief: Very

Laparoscopic myotomy and anterior or dor fundoplication is the most common surgical procedure, and has 85-95% success rate at 5 years.
There are some centers in the us that perform myotomy without abdominal incisions via an endoscopic approach called per oral endoscopic myotomy (poem).

In brief: Very

Laparoscopic myotomy and anterior or dor fundoplication is the most common surgical procedure, and has 85-95% success rate at 5 years.
There are some centers in the us that perform myotomy without abdominal incisions via an endoscopic approach called per oral endoscopic myotomy (poem).
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics

In brief: Very

If you truly have achalasia a laparoscopic myotomy can provide improvement in your symptoms almost instantly.
The long term satisfaction from the surgery is also very good.

In brief: Very

If you truly have achalasia a laparoscopic myotomy can provide improvement in your symptoms almost instantly.
The long term satisfaction from the surgery is also very good.
Dr. Scott Welle
Dr. Scott Welle
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