Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 11–12 | Cite as

Retrograde mucosal prolapse following a Heller's correction for achalasia of the esophageal cardia

  • Albert Solomon
  • Louis Kreel
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Abstract

Retrograde gastric mucosal prolapse into the esophageal vestibule producing incomplete obstruction, following a Heller's procedure for achalasia of the esophagus, is reported.

Key words

Esophagus Achalasia Mucosal prolapse Heller's procedure 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Solomon
    • 1
    • 2
  • Louis Kreel
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyChaim Sheba Medical CentreTel Hashomer
  2. 2.The Sackler School of MedicineTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  3. 3.Division of Radiology, Clinical Research CentreNorthwick Park HospitalHarrowUK

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