oa South African Medical Journal - Modified HelIer's Operation for cardiospasm (achalazia of cardia)
|Article Title||Modified HelIer's Operation for cardiospasm (achalazia of cardia)|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Swiss Mission Hospital, Louren?o Marques|
|Publication Date||Nov 1920|
|Pages||382 - 383|
|Keyword(s)||Achalazia of cardia, Cardiomyotomy, Cardiospasm and HelIer's operation|
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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