Overtube-assisted pneumatic dilation for achalasia in megaesophagus

Post written by Shashideep Singhal from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. A 63-year-old man with a long-standing history of achalasia presented for pneumatic dilation. Several technical problems were associated with pneumatic balloo dilation in this case, which had resulted in failure of an earlier attempt. Because of a tortuous megaesophagus with …

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