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How are esophageal motor disorders treated?

Lyall A. Gorenstein, MD
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular)
Achalasia is the most common motor disorder of the esophagus. Treatments include pneumatic dilatation, botox, and minimally invasive laparoscopic myotomy.. The results of laparoscopic myotomy are so good, that in most patients it is the best treatment choice.

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