Comparison of Treatment Options for Achalasia

Overview

About this study

In this study we will review medical records and questionnaire results of patients that underwent PerOral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) + Partial Fundoplication (PF) and POEM and Laparoscopic Modified Heller Myotomy + PF for achalasia and access treatment outcomes by reviewing complications such as: delayed bleeding, pneumoperitoneum, pneumothorax, mucosal flap perforation, pneumomediastinum, cervical emphysema and displacement of transparent cap.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • >18 years old
  • Patients that underwent a PerOral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) + Partial Fundoplication (PF) and POEM and Laparoscopic Modified Heller Myotomy + PF for achalasia.

Exclusion Criteria: 

<18 years old

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Thoracic Surgery Research Unit

(877) 526-9172

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CLS-20307538

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