• Vol. 46 No. 3, 111–114
  • 15 March 2017

A Training Model for Introducing a Novel Surgical Procedure into Clinical Practice: Our Experience on Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia



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Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a treatment for achalasia which can potentially obviate the need for intra- abdominal surgery, whilst at the same time, deliver the same effective treatment as the current standard of care – surgical myotomy. Although POEM has shown encouraging 1-year success rates of more than 90%, demanding procedure.

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