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Table. 3.

Functional Luminal Imaging Probe Panometry, Achalasia Subtypes, and Eckardt Scores Before and After Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy

Variables No. of cases Pre-POEM Eckardt score Post-POEM Eckardt score P-value
Achalasia subtypes 0.605
Type I achalasia 14 6.43 ± 1.95 1.57 ± 1.28
Type II achalasia 39 6.77 ± 2.34 1.21 ± 1.17
Type III achalasia 15 5.80 ± 1.97 0.67 ± 0.82
FLIP topography classification 0.854
REO with retrograde contractile response 43 6.32 ± 2.37 0.90 ± 1.01
REO with absent contractile response 5 6.80 ± 2.86 1.60 ± 1.14
REO with normal contractile response 11 6.82 ± 2.13 1.36 ± 1.57
Retrograde contractile response 9 6.67 ± 1.00 1.89 ± 0.92

POEM, peroral endoscopic myotomy; FLIP, functional luminal imaging probe; REO, reduced esophagogastric junction opening.

Data are presented as mean ± SD.

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