No identifiable risk factors
No identifiable preventive measures
No specific physical exam findings
LHM and POEM efficacy is operator dependent. Referral should be made to high-volume centers to optimize outcomes and minimize adverse events and complications.
No routine alternative or complementary therapies for achalasia
Post-LHM and post-POEM inpatient care vary by facility, with institutions having protocols for routine postprocedure care.
Based on longitudinal studies, there is no impact on life expectancy.
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