Esophageal Diseases 4,764 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...
Outcomes of esophagectomy at academic centers: an association between volume and outcome.
We examined the influence of the hospital's volume of esophagectomy on outcome at academic centers between January 2003 and October 2007. Outcomes including length of stay, 30-day readmission, morbidity, and observed and expected mortality were compared between high (> 12), medium (6-12), and low-vo...
A 12-year-old boy with progressive dysphagia.
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.
Pill-induced esophageal strictures: clinical features and risk factors for development.
Clinical data from five subjects with pill-induced esophageal strictures and from the English-language literature on pill-induced esophageal damage were reviewed to determine risk factors for stricture development and to characterize this complication. Including our five cases, 195 patients with pil...
[Infectious complications after surgery of esophageal pathology. Apropos of 60 cases].
Infections after oesophageal surgery are studied on sixty patients who received perioperatively two antibiotics (cefoxitin and amikacin). Postoperative infection rate is 62% (pneumopathies: 27%, leakage of cervical anastomoses: 17%). Different parameters which can induce postoperative infection are...