Arq Bras Cir Dig 2013 Nov-Dec;26(4):338-9
Rev Col Bras Cir 2020 8;47:e20202444. Epub 2020 Jun 8.
- Faculty of Medical Sciences / UNICAMP, Department of Surgery - Campinas - São Paulo - Brazil.
Objective: to analyze the surgical treatment of patients with recurrent megaesophagus followed at the esophageal-stomach-duodenal outpatient clinic of the Hospital de Clínicas - UNICAMP.Methods: a retrospective study, from 2011 to 2017, with 26 patients with Chagas or idiopathic megaesophagus, surgically treated, and who recurred with dysphagia. Clinical, endoscopic and radiographic aspects were assessed and correlated with the performed surgical procedures. Read More
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 2011 ;66(1):41-6
Department of Surgery, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
Introduction: Dysphagia is the important symptom in achalasia, and surgery is the most common treatment. The Heller-Pinotti technique is the method preferred by Brazilian surgeons. For many years, this technique was performed by laparotomy, and now the laparoscopic method has been introduced. Read More