oa South African Medical Journal - Modified HelIer's Operation for cardiospasm (achalazia of cardia)

Volume 18, Issue 22
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Cardiomyotomy, or modified Heller's operation, a procedure on the lines of the Rammsted operation, is discussed and proposed as the treatment of choice for advanced .cardiospasm, as it is without danger and gives permanent results. Its technique is descriptionbed, and four cases operated with success by the author are reported.

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