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LIVE INTERACTIVE SURGERY: POEM for congenital esophageal stenosis in a 13-year-old boy

S Perretta, MD, PhD LL Swanström, MMD, FACS, FASGE, FRCSEng (Hon) F Becmeur, MD, PhD J Ponsky, MD, FACS
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jan 2017;17(01). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en4418

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Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is the application of esophageal myotomy by utilizing a submucosal tunnelling method. In this video, the POEM procedure was performed for a child with congenital distal esophageal stenosis and with a previous history of cleft palate, cleft lip, and multiple previous dilations with solid food dysphagia. In this video, Dr. Swanström demonstrates the technique and details the principles of POEM.