Achalasia: Diagnosis and Patient-tailored Treatment

Thursday - July 14, 2022

15:00 - 16:00 CEST (Europe)
09:00 - 10:00 EDT (US Eastern)

What you will learn

The speaker will discuss the newest insights into diagnosis of achalasia and explain the importance of the different subtypes. He will discuss the different treatment options, including the results from the latest randomized controlled trials of pneumatic dilation, POEM and Heller’s myotomy that appeared in JAMA and NEJM.

Who should attend?

Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants and other health care professionals.


For those who register, a recording will be available for 10 days following the live webinar. You will receive a message after the webinar letting you know when and for how long the recording will be available for viewing.

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Meet the presenter

Prof. Arjan Bredenoord

Amsterdam Medical Center
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prof. Albert J (Arjan) Bredenoord graduated in Medicine from Antwerp University, Belgium. He worked as a research fellow on projects on upper GI physiology at Utrecht University, where he obtained his PhD. He performed his clinical GI training in Utrecht, London and Amsterdam..

Currently, he works as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Amsterdam Medical Center and he is a professor of Neurogastroenterology and Motility at the University of Amsterdam. His primary research focus is on esophageal physiology and pathophysiology, on which he has published over 250 papers and book chapters. He is a pioneer in impedance monitoring and high-resolution manometry and founding member of the HRM consensus group and president of EUREOS, the European EoE Network.