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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm (Esophageal Spasm)

A hypermotility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS that is characterized by spastic non-peristaltic responses to SWALLOWING; CHEST PAIN; and DYSPHAGIA.
Also Known As:
Esophageal Spasm; Esophageal Spasm, Diffuse; Diffuse Esophageal Spasms; Esophageal Spasms; Esophageal Spasms, Diffuse; Spasm, Diffuse Esophageal; Spasms, Diffuse Esophageal; Spasms, Esophageal; Spasm, Esophageal
Networked: 88 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 10 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Diffuse Esophageal Spasm (Esophageal Spasm)
2. Esophageal Achalasia (Megaesophagus)
3. Spasm (Spasms)
4. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
5. Pain (Aches)

Experts

1. Brodsky, Robert A: 4 articles (06/2011 - 01/2006)
2. Storr, M: 4 articles (09/2010 - 12/2001)
3. Levine, Marc S: 4 articles (09/2008 - 08/2004)
4. Laufer, Igor: 3 articles (01/2008 - 08/2004)
5. Roman, Sabine: 2 articles (02/2013 - 01/2013)
6. Mion, François: 2 articles (02/2013 - 01/2013)
7. Duranceau, Andre: 2 articles (03/2008 - 02/2008)
8. Rubesin, Stephen E: 2 articles (01/2008 - 12/2007)
9. Weigert, N: 2 articles (12/2001 - 12/2001)
10. Classen, M: 2 articles (12/2001 - 12/2001)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Diffuse Esophageal Spasm:
1. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)IBA
3. NitritesIBA
4. Glucagon (Glukagon)FDA Link
5. Trazodone (Trittico)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Propranolol (Inderal)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole)FDA LinkGeneric
8. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox)FDA Link
9. BariumIBA
10. Nifedipine (Adalat)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Laryngectomy
3. Fundoplication
4. Thoracotomy
5. Injections