Heller myotomy

Leonardo Villegas, Robert V Rege

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The advent of laparoscopic techniques for esophageal surgery provides a minimally invasive approach with known advantages for patients with esophageal motility disorders. This new modality has resulted in a resurgence of the surgeon’s role in management of esophageal disorders and has dramatically changed the operative approach to the distal esophagus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaparoscopic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Procedures, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781420030655
ISBN (Print)0824746228, 9780824746223
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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