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About Myotomy

Laparoscopic Heller myotomy refers to a minimally invasive procedure that opens the tight lower oesophageal sphincter (the valve between the oesophagus and the stomach) by carrying out a myotomy (cutting the thick muscle of the lower part of the oesophagus and the upper part of the stomach) to relieve the dysphagia (difficulty swallowing).

Further, a Dor fundoplication (a partial wrapping of the stomach around the oesophagus to make a low-pressure valve) is done to avert reflux from the stomach into the oesophagus post myotomy. There is a very little possibility that patients may develop reflux despite Dor fundoplication and may need to be managed with antacid medication. This procedure leads to a great indicative relief.

Heller myotomy can be done laparoscopically. In such case, you will stay in the hospital overnight and likely be discharged 1-2 days after surgery.In the event that you require an open Heller myotomy, you may have to stay in the hospital a little longer for pain control, though not in all cases.

The patient is put on the operating table in the supine position, and pneumoperitoneum is recognized followed by placement of 3 to 4 additional trocars using direct visualization.

Dissection can be started by proximal mobilization of the gastric fundus to prepare for a fundoplication as short vessels are divided using harmonic scalpel. If a hiatal hernia is found, it should be reduced and an adequate intra-abdominal oesophagus length must be obtained. Although it has been shown that there may be variations between the endoscopic location of the squamous columnar junction and the LES [10], endoscopy is used to verify completion of the myotomy by identifying a wide open GE junction with no visible crossing residual muscle fibers.

The esophagogastric junction (EGJ) is exposed for 6 to 8 cm proximally, and the myotomy is performed longitudinally in the anterior oesophageal axis using blunt dissection, electric hook, scissors, or the harmonic scalpel. Caution must be taken to avoid injury to the oesophageal mucosa, especially when using hook cautery or harmonic scalpel because a burned mucosa may perforate in the postoperative period. The procedure is completed by performing a partial anterior (Dor) or a posterior (Toupet) fundoplication.

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