Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) After Failed Heller for Achalasia

Ping-Hong Zhou, MD performs per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) after failed heller for achalasia. The patient is a 74 year old man with PMH significant for CAD s/p DES with subsequent CABG & aortic valve replacement, HTN, and COPD presents for treatment of achalasia. Durration of symptoms has been 72 months and he has a ASA classification of III. Prior treatment consisting of robotic assisted heller myotomy with posterior fundoplication in 2013 and an Eckardt score of 6. 

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Ping-Hong Zhou, MD

Doctor of MedicineGraduate SupervisorDeputy Director of Endoscopy CenterAssociate Professor of General SurgeryYouth Member of Chinese Society of Digestive EndoscopyMember of Endoscopy Branch of Chinese Medical Doctor AssociationMember ...

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