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Table. 1.

Baseline Characteristics of Patients in Short and Long Myotomy Groups

Baseline characteristics Long myotomy Short myotomy P-value
Number of patients 37 34
Age (yr) 41.3 ± 14.4 40.1 ± 16.8 0.747
Sex 0.342
Males 24 (64.86) 18 (52.94)
Females 13 (35.14) 16 (47.06)
Duration of illness (yr) 3 (1.0-5.0) 3 (1.5-4.7) 1.000
Eckardt score 6.75 ± 1.32 6.02 ± 1.33 0.023
Type of achalasia > 0.99
Type I 13 (35.14) 12 (35.29)
Type II 24 (64.86) 22 (64.71)
Prior pneumatic dilatation 9 (single: 6, two: 3) 12 (single: 7, two: 5) 0.436
Integrated relaxation pressure (mmHg) 28.50 ± 11.01 26.40 ± 13.93 0.482
Barium column at 5 min (cm) 11.21 ± 5.36 12.99 ± 5.40 0.168

Data are presented as mean ± SD, n (%), or median (interquartile range).

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