Doctor at Sassoon Hospital use POEM procedure to treat a man’s rare disorder

In this disorder, muscles of the food pipe fail to relax normally which leads to narrowing of food pipe and difficulty in swallowing to all kinds of food. This patient was treated successfully at Sassoon General Hospital with Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM). This type of procedure was performed for the very first time in Sasoon General Hospital

Doctor at Sassoon Hospital use POEM procedure to treat a man’s rare disorderA 50-year-old man from Latur was suffering from difficulty in swallowing food since the last 2 years. He had visited various hospitals for his complaints. After extensive evaluation he was diagnosed with a rare disorder of the food pipe known as ‘Achalasia Cardia’. In this disorder, muscles of food pipe fail to relax normally which […]

All you need to know about POEM

Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) one of the important GI Endoscopy procedures that was showcased in the on-going three day conference at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai

All you need to know about POEMPOEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) is a non-invasive scarless surgery and has been a boon to curing achalasia cardia. The patients who suffer from this condition, where the food pipe muscles thicken and fail to relax, have difficulty in swallowing food. Dr Philip Wai-yan Chiu, Professor, Department of Surgery at the Chinese University of Hong […]