Gastro Intestinal Surgery.

Heller myotomy

Heller myotomy Definition A Heller myotomy, also called esophagomyotomy,is a surgical procedure during which the muscles of the lower part of the esophagus are cut. This operation is used to treat a condition called ‘‘achalasia,’’ in which spasms of the esophagus prevent the normal passage of liquids and food into the stomach.   […]