Glossary of Abbreviations:FLIP (functional luminal imaging probe), SMA Syndrome (superior mesenteric artery syndrome), GOO (gastric outlet obstruction), GE junction (gastroesophageal junction), POEM (peroral endoscopic myotomy), DI (Distensibility Index), POD (post operative day), EGJ (Esophagogastric junction)
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Central Picture: Real-time intraoperative FLIP measurements with initial and final distensibility index (DI) measures
Central Message: Intraoperatively FLIP in this case allowed for surgical decision making to be based on the most precise esophageal wall and esophagogastric junction metrics achievable, improving the patient’s outcome.
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