Utilization of Magnesium in Opioid-Free Anesthesia for Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy: A Case Report. A&A practice Kim, R. K., Hwang, J. H., Tsui, B. C. 2021; 15 (1): e01372


Optimal anesthetic management has not been studied for peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM). This case report documents 2 patients with esophageal motility disorders who underwent POEM with opioid-free, magnesium-based anesthesia. Both patients had no postoperative esophageal complications nor need for opioid therapy. We further describe the therapeutic potential of magnesium for management of esophageal pain.

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