The UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders promotes patient-centered, holistic and state-of-the art care - along with research - that brings wide-ranging experts to bear on fundamental issues of esophageal health, motility studies and treatment.
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Motility disorders can affect any part of the GI tract. Potential symptoms include: difficulty swallowing, chest pain, and heartburn.
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Alireza Sedarat, MD gives an overview on achalasia and discusses a new procedure, per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), as a treatment option.
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