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Table 2 Outcomes of the POEM procedure

From: Improvement of endocytoscopic findings after per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) in esophageal achalasia; does POEM reduce the risk of developing esophageal carcinoma? Per oral endoscopic myotomy, endocytoscopy and carcinogenesis

No Procedure time (min) Symptom score LESP(mmHg) Eckardt score Myotomy length Complications
    Before After Before After   
1 98 0 70.0 16.4 3 0 14 none
2 160 1 87.0 35.0 8 1 15 none
3 140 1 50.4 28.2 3 0 15 bleedind(day 10)
4 120 0 48.0 37.4 8 0 13 none
5 80 3 98.0 33.5 7 1 12 none
6 100 0 109.5 25.1 9 0 15 none
7 88 3 56.5 23.6 7 3 18 none
8 90 0 104.1 15.2 9 0 14 none
9 85 0 119.0 28.0 5 0 15 none
10 75 3 256.0 26.7 6 1 10 none
11 80 0 65.8 14.7 9 1 18 none
12 140 1 73.0 29.6 8 1 18 bleedind(day 1)
13 90 2 29.8 19.5 4 1 15 none
14 75 0 46.7 6.7 6 0 17 none
15 95 0 - 14.7 12 0 14 none
mean 101.1 0.7 82.7 22.9 7.4 0.5 14.9