Debates

This is half of a two-part debate — read the opposing argument. The opinions expressed here are that of the author and do not represent the position of AGA. Gastroparesis is a chronic and debilitating disorder with a complex pathophysiology yet to be fully understood. Unfortunately, the incidence of gastroparesis and the hospital stays associated […]

Quick Hits

The first esophageal peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) series was reported in 2010 by Professor Harohiro Inoue. Seven years later, more than 7,000 procedures have been performed worldwide culminating in a recent AGA Clinical Practice Update stating, “if the expertise is available, POEM should be considered as a treatment option comparable with laparoscopic Heller myotomy for […]