myotomy :

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  • n  surgical incision or division of a muscle
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  • New procedure opens up new world for people who have trouble swallowing food
    A new minimally-invasive procedure called Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) will help people with "jackhammer esophagus," a condition that occurs when they esophagus doesn't open properly making it difficult to impossible to swallow food. It also makes the patient feel like he or she is having a heart attack 24/7. The POEM procedure leaves no surgical scars and is essentially pain free and ...
    March 4, 2014 - Science Daily

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