This series on “Achalasia” was edited by Prof. Sarah K. Thompson, from Department of Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre & Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA, Australia.
This series was designed to discuss updates in the pathophysiology and diagnosis of achalasia along with specific papers discussing the merits of different types of treatment. It also featured articles on recurrent achalasia, end-stage achalasia, and ongoing surveillance of patients with achalasia.
Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM): overview and experience of 100 cases by a single surgeon in Australia
Achalasia subtypes are front and center of the Chicago classification—strategies to overcome limitations in clinical application
The series “Achalasia” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Esophagus without any sponsorship or funding. Sarah K. Thompson served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.