esophagomyotomy

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esophagomyotomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-go-mi-ot´ah-me]
incision through the muscular coat of the esophagus.

e·soph·a·go·my·ot·o·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-mī-ot'ŏ-mē),
Longitudinal division of the muscular layer down to the submucosa of the lowest part of the esophageal wall; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.
[esophagus + G. mys, muscle, + tomē, incision]

esophagomyotomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gō-mī-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Treatment of esophageal achalasia by a longitudinal division of the lowest part of the esophageal muscle down to the submucosal layer; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.

e·soph·a·go·my·ot·o·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-mī-ot'ŏ-mē)
Treatment of esophageal achalasia by longitudinal division of the lowest part of the esophageal muscle down to the submucosal layer; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.
Synonym(s): oesophagomyotomy.
[esophagus + G. mys, muscle, + tomē, incision]

Esophagomyotomy

A surgical incision through the muscular tissue of the esophagus.
Mentioned in: Achalasia
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This agrees with other reports following oesophagomyotomy. (2,27,30) Reports following laparoscopic cardiomyotomy have shown that only preoperative LOS pressure has significant correlation with outcome of treatment.
Laparoscopic oesophagomyotomy for achalasia without complementary antireflux procedure.