Comparison of clinical and manometric parameters in Achalasia cardia between elderly and non-elderly patients in West Bengal
IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences
Achalasia cardia, a primary esophageal motility disorder of unknown etiology involving lower twothird of esophagus and lower esophageal sphincter (LES), can be specifically diagnosed by gold standard method, manometry, which shows abnormal LES relaxation and absent or vigorous peristalsis. In our study, 125 patients were admitted with dysphagia, regurgitation of food, vomiting, chest pain, retrosternal discomfort, of which, 36 were detected as esophageal carcinoma and lye stricture, rest were
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