Esophageal Diseases 633 articles
- Barrett Esophagus
- Deglutition Disorders
- Diverticulosis, Esophageal
- Esophageal and Gastric Varices
- Esophageal Atresia
- Esophageal Cyst
Gender-related differences in upper gastrointestinal endoscopic findings: an assessment of 4,700 cases from Iran.
We decided to evaluate the gender-related differences in upper gastrointestinal endoscopic findings to provide gastroenterologists with information which they can perform better interpretation of their patient's symptoms before performing upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. A descripti...
Role of p53 gene mutations in human esophageal carcinogenesis: results from immunohistochemical and mutation analyses of carcinomas and near...
We performed gene mutation and immunohistochemical analysis on 43 surgically resected human esophageal specimens, which contain squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and adjacent non-cancerous lesions, from a high-incidence area of Linzhou in Henan, China. A newly developed immunohisto-selective sequencing...
Digestive manifestations in an immunocompetent adult with varicella.
A case of varicella with pancreatic pain as a first manifestation, a typical papulovesicular rash, pulmonary and hepatic and esophageal localizations occurring in an immunocompetent adult is reported. Treatment with intravenous acyclovir resulted in a prompt improvement and recovery in less than 4 d...
[Esophageal ulcer in a patient with AIDS].
Gastrointestinal emergencies in HIV infection.
Prevention and treatment of oral complications in the cancer patient.
The mouth and throat are vulnerable sites in cancer patients, subject to treatment-related stomatitis and mucositis, and infection due to bacteria, viruses, and fungi. The author presents a summary of the conditions and their causes, and an update on current treatments of choice.
[The clinical significance of esophageal function studies].
The relationship between columnar epithelial dysplasia and invasive adenocarcinoma arising in Barrett's esophagus.
The authors assessed the relationship between dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus and invasive adenocarcinoma in a study of both endoscopic biopsy specimens and esophagectomy specimens. They reviewed the pathologic findings and clinical follow-up of 14 patients with dysplasia in Barrett's mucosa in end...
Dysphagia in the elderly.
Radiologic diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus: critical analysis of 65 cases.
We reviewed 65 patients with pathologically proven Barrett's esophagus and found a wide spectrum of radiologic features. These include hiatus hernia in 49, gastroesophageal reflux in 38, strictures in 32, esophagitis in 20, and characteristic Barrett's ulcer in 12. In addition ascending or migrating...