Symptomatic Diffuse Esophageal

(Spastic Pseudodivertikulose, Rosary or Korkenzieherösophagus) The symptomatic diffuse esophageal spasm is part of a spectrum of motility disorders that are characterized by different nichtpropulsive contractions by octane contractions and by an increased pressure in the LES. Symptoms include chest pain and sometimes dysphagia. The diagnosis is made by a barium swallow or manometry. The therapy is difficult, it consists of nitrates, calcium channel blockers, injections of botulinum toxin and antireflux…

September 3, 2018
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