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  • 2011-12-15

Laparoscopic Heller procedure for achalasia developed late after esophageal reconstruction for atresia

Epublication WebSurg.com, Dec 2011;11(12). URL:
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This is a case of a 30-year-old male patient with a childhood history of surgical repair of esophageal atresia, who in his third decade of life developed a gradual dysphagia accompanied by severe respiratory symptoms due to aspiration. The diagnostic work-up revealed an achalasia. A laparoscopic Heller myotomy completed with a Dor fundoplication was performed.