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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.

Supplementary Material

The equipment used in the procedure included the single-channel gastroscope (GIF-H260J, Olympus), a transparent cap (D-201-11802, Olympus), haemostatic clips (HX-610-90, HX-600-135, Olympus), HybridKnife® T-type (ERBE,Germany), CO2 insufflator (Olympus), the electrosurgical unit VIO® 200D (ERBE, Germany, Settings: ENDO CUT Q Effect, 3, cutting width, 1, cutting interval, 4; FORCED COAG Effect, 2, Max. power 50) and the water-jet unit ERBE JET® 2 (ERBE, Germany, Settings: Basic program Effect 35-40). The solution for submucosal injection was made up with 250 mL normal saline, 2.5 mL epinephrine and 2~3 mL indigo carmine.

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