cardiomyotomy


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cardiomyotomy

Surgery to open the heart muscle.
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Surgical management consisted of Heller's cardiomyotomy or oesophagoplasty.
Out of 15 patients, 11 patients were selected for Heller's cardiomyotomy, remaining 4 patients were operated by oesophagoplasty.
But on July 19 she went in to the Infirmary for an operation called a laparoscopic cardiomyotomy which changed her life.
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It was not until many years later in 1913 that a German surgeon, Heller, performed the first cardiomyotomy (5).
Pneumatic dilatation or laparoscopic cardiomyotomy in the management of newly diagnosed idiopathic achalasia.
Objectives: To evaluate relief of dysphagia and appearance of reflux symptoms in patients of achalasia cardia treated with Tran's abdominal cardiomyotomy and anterior Dor patch.
They were treated with transabdominal modified Heller's cardiomyotomy and anterior Dor patch as an antireflux procedure.
2,27,30) Reports following laparoscopic cardiomyotomy have shown that only preoperative LOS pressure has significant correlation with outcome of treatment.
All three group 2 patients who had unsatisfactory swallowing underwent Heller's cardiomyotomy while only one of the five elderly patients with unsatisfactory swallowing had a Heller's cardiomyotomy.
However, cardiomyotomy is a remarkably safe operation(10) and a laparoscopic approach to it is an additional option; the outcome in elderly patients is not yet well defined.
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