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Myotomy Surgery: Your Surgery and Recovery at Home [English] Permalink Public

A myotomy is a surgery to relax the ring of muscle in your stomach so that food can pass through properly. This booklet gives you information on how to care yourself after a myotomy surgery. For both types of surgery: Heller Myotomy (laparoscopic) and Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy or POEM. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Digestive System
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Surgery
  • Stomach,
  • Swallowing,
  • Esophagus,
  • Oral,
  • Laparoscopic,
  • Heller,
  • Myotomy,
  • Poem,
  • Per,
  • Endoscopic,
  • Achalasia
  • Adults
  • Surgical Services
Revision Date:
December 31, 2020
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