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Achalasia Cardia

  • Posted on- Mar 31, 2018
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Achalasia cardia isvery uncommon disorder which will cause patient very difficulty in swallowingfood & drink. It doesnt simply fall by the food-pipe into the stomach. Inachalasia cardia, two main problems were seen very commonly, first is inabilityof pumping action of the wall of food-pipe, second also loss of the ability ofvalve to relax in response to the approach of food resulting in the ingestedfood & drink get collected in food-pipe and shows the symptoms of theblockage behind breastbone. The main cause of the achalasia is degeneration ofnerve cells in esophagus (the food pipe) for which the exact reason is stillnot known.


?  Laparoscopic procedure for the Achalasia Cardia ismost effective method for the treatment in which muscle of the sphincter, underdirect vision is cut. 

?  This procedure is known as hellerscardiomyotomy andis performed completely by trained laparoscopic surgeon with a key-holesurgery. 

?  This method requires 5 tiny-hole incisions each lessthan half inch on the abdominal & done under the general anaesthesia.

?  The procedure is ususally combined with theantireflux procedure also. The duration of the surgery was 60-90 minutes andrequires overnight stay or 2 days stay in the hospital.


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