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September 1995

Retrograde Gastroesophageal Intussusception Complicating Chronic Achalasia

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.

Arch Surg. 1995;130(9):1009-1010. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1995.01430090095027

W e treated a patient with retrograde gastroesophageal intussusception complicating chronic achalasia. Operation consisted of diaphragmatic division in the median plane to facilitate reduction, followed by Heller myotomy and fundoplication for the achalasia. The patient was able to eat normally after recovery.

(Arch Surg. 1995;130:1009-1010)

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