Achalasia, (Swallowing Disorder) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
by Kenneth Kee
This book describes the Achalasia (Swallowing Disorder), Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases
Achalasia is a swallowing disorder of motility of the lower esophageal sphincter
There is reduced peristalsis and sphincter inability to relax.
Diagnosis is by:
Dilated esophagus on X-ray
Treatment is by:
Nitrates or botox
Surgery to enlarge sphincter.