If left untreated, achalasia can result in severe weight loss due to malnutrition, and even recurrent lung infections due to aspiration of food. The main treatment options are:
Second line treatment options may be recommended under certain circumstances (i.e. when the patient is not fit for general anaesthesia). These treatments include:
The type of treatment offered will depend on the type of achalasia. Our team of doctors will discuss for your treatment options in further detail with you.
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