Summary

for people ages 18-75 (full criteria)
at San Diego, California
study started
estimated completion
Santiago Horgan

Description

Summary

This is a prospective chart review/data collection study of the per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) procedure, that will include questionnaires administered throughout the study. Subjects enrolled will be those intending to have a POEM procedure. Data will be collected and reviewed through 12 months post-op.

Official Title

Observational Study of the Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) Procedure

Keywords

Achalasiamyotomyendoscopic myotomydifficulty swallowingEsophageal AchalasiaPer-oral enodscopic myotomyPer-oral endoscopic myotomy

Eligibility

For people ages 18-75

Inclusion:

  1. Diagnosis of achalasia
  2. Age 18-75
  3. Mentally competent to give informed consent
  4. Scheduled to undergo a POEM procedure

Exclusion:

  1. Pregnant women
  2. Any prior surgical treatment for achalasia

Location

  • University of California, San Diego accepting new patients
    San DiegoCalifornia92103United States

Lead Scientist

  • Santiago Horgan
    Dr. Santiago Horgan is an internationally recognized expert in robot-assisted surgery and other minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Horgan is among the first surgeons trained to perform the Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System procedure used for the treatment of obesity.

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, San Diego
ID
NCT01402518
Study Type
Observational
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