Motility Disorder


Pathophysiology/Diagnosis

Treatment

  1. Nitroglycerin, 0.4 mg SL 30 min prior to meals and bedtime (Decr amplitude of esophageal contraction)
  2. Calcium channel blockers
  3. Dilatation of the esophagus
  4. Obstruction: see Esophageal Foreign Bodies
  5. Botulinum toxin
  6. Myotomy