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Rajendra Prasad

Department of General Surgery, Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh, India


  • Research Article   
    A Prospective Study on Manometric Evaluation of Achalasia Cardia Following Heller’s Cardiomyotomy
    Author(s): Vivek Srivastava*, Rajendra Prasad, Mumtaz Ansari and V K Dixit

    Introduction: Achalasia cardia is the most commonly diagnosed primary esophageal motor disorder. High-Resolution Manometry (HRM) is highly sensitive modality of diagnosis. Laparoscopic Heller’s Myotomy (LHM) is the main modality to treat Achalasia. Aim: To compare pre and post treatment manometric variables among the achalasia cardia subtypes based on HRM at 3, 6 and 12 months of followup. Results: A total 30 patients of achalasia cardia underwent LHM with a mean of 36.76 ± 8.42 years (range 21-56 years) with 7, 18 and 5 patients belonged to type I, type II and type III Achalasia respectively. During followup 4 patients (13.3%) developed recurrence of symptoms. One patient of type II developed recurrence at 3 months of followup and was managed with pneumatic dilatation who did we.. Read More»

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