ACG develops clinical guidelines for diagnosis, treatment of achalasia

The American College of Gastroenterology released clinical guidelines to diagnose and treat patients with achalasia.“Achalasia is a rare diagnosis with only [20,000 to 40,000] affected patients in the United States. It occurs equally in men and women, with no racial predilection,” Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc, FACG, from the division of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, and colleagues wrote. “The peak incidence occurs between 30 and 60 years of age. Patients often present with progressive dysphagia to solidsRead More

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