Tag: Fundoplication

1. In this multicenter randomized trial, peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) generated clinical success in controlling symptoms of achalasia similar to the current gold standard treatment, laparoscopic Heller’s myotomy (LHM) with fundoplication. 2. Patients in the POEM group were more likely to experience gastroesophageal reflux and reflux esophagitis versus LHM, most...
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common disorder associated with reflux of gastric contents through the gastroesophageal junction. There are a wide variety of treatment options, including laparoscopic surgical intervention. Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery has been reported to be superior to proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in terms of subjective and...
Veverimer Versus Placebo in Patients with Metabolic Acidosis Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease: a Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled, Phase 3 Trial Chronic metabolic acidosis is often seen in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and results from an inability to excrete metabolically produced acid. This, in turn, is associated with...