What is the efficacy of botulinum toxin injection for the treatment of esophageal motility disorders?

Updated: Dec 29, 2017
  • Author: Eric A Gaumnitz, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Some data suggest efficacy in patients with DES and hypertensive LES dysfunction, especially focusing on symptomatic relief of pain, dysphagia, and regurgitation. More studies are needed to prove this effect.


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