Long Term Outcome of Argon Plasma Coagulation of Cervical Heterotopic Gastric Mucosa as an Alternative Treatment for Globus Sensations (ACHAT FU)
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APC of gastric inlet patches is successful for the treatment of globus sensations in the throat (Bajbouj et al Gastroenterology 2009; 137:440-4). There is no data for long term efficiency of this treatment. To measure long term efficacy all patients treated with this therapy in our clinic were followed up with complaint-evaluation sheets and endoscopy.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
outpatient clinic of a university hospital
former APC therapy of gastric inlet patches as treatment for globus sensations