oa South African Medical Journal - The surgical management of chalasia of the oesophagus
|Article Title||The surgical management of chalasia of the oesophagus|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1978|
|Pages||17 - 18|
|Keyword(s)||Endoscopy, Gastro-oesophageal reflux, Oesophageal chalasia, Paediatric surgery and Surgical management|
The Hill operation was used to correct chalasia of the oesophagus in 4 children under 1 year of age. Results in all 4 were good, 2 having been followed up for 2 years after surgery and the other 2 for 9 and 12 months respectively.
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