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Laparoscopic cardiomyotomy: one step ahead

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KB Galketiya ,

Consultant Surgeon, Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya, LK
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V Pinto,

Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya, LK
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DNK Jayaingheararchchi

Temporary Lecturer, Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of medicine, University of Peradeniya, LK
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Abstract

Achalasia cardia is treated by cardiomyotomy. This may be performed by thoracoscopy or laparoscopy resulting in less morbidity allowing early discharge. This is a case history of a forty nine year old lady with achalasia, successfully treated by laparoscopic cardiomyotomy.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/amj.v8i1.6756

Anuradhapura Medical Journal 2014; 8(1):19-21

DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/amj.v8i1.6756
How to Cite: Galketiya, K., Pinto, V. & Jayaingheararchchi, D., (2014). Laparoscopic cardiomyotomy: one step ahead. Anuradhapura Medical Journal. 8(1), pp.19–21. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/amj.v8i1.6756
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Published on 30 Mar 2014.
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