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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 325479, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/325479
Case Report

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Esophageal Achalasia by HybridKnife: A Case Report

1Endoscopy Center and Endoscopy Research Institute, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
2Department of General Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China

Received 30 April 2012; Accepted 25 June 2012

Academic Editors: O. I. Giouleme and L. H. Lai

Copyright © 2012 Ping-Hong Zhou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

This paper presented a case of esophageal achalasia treated by peroral endoscopic myotomy with HybridKnife and discuss the feasibility and the possible advantages of using it.