Mortality in Barrett's oesophagus: results from a population based study
- Short Segment Barrett's Esophagus: Ignorance May Be Bliss. Richter, Joel E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2006, Vol. 101 Issue 6, p1183
Data suggest the incidence of Barrett's esophagus is increasing, but the vast majority are of the short segment (SS) variety. Whether SSBE has an increased cancer risk is poorly defined, whereas overdiagnosis is common and it is associated with increased insurance costs and perception of cancer...
- Barrett's oesophagus: epidemiology comes up with a surprise. Heading, R.C. // Gut;Aug2003, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p1079
Focuses on the epidemiology of Barrett's esophagus. Increase of the risk of esophageal carcinoma; Mortality associated with Barrett's esophagus; Reduction of approximately 50% in the risk of death from stroke in Barrett's esophagus.
- Prevalence of Esophageal Cancer Risk Factors among Turkmen and Non-Turkmen Ethnic Groups in a High Incidence Area in Iran. Marjani, Haji Amin; Biramijamal, Firouzeh; Hossein-Nezhad, Arash; Islami, Farhad; Pourshmas, Akram; Semnani, Shahrir // Archives of Iranian Medicine (AIM);Mar2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p111
Background: Golestan Province in north-eastern Iran has one of the highest incidence rates for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) worldwide. Earlier studies have reported higher incidence rates in the areas of Golestan which are mainly inhabited by individuals of the Turkmen ethnic group....
- Barrett's esophagus. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Jul2003, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p7
Provides information on Barrett's esophagus, a disease associated with an increased risk of cancer of the esophagus.
- The Incidence of Adenocarcinoma and Dysplasia in Barrett's Esophagus. O'Connor, J. Barry; Falk, Gary W.; Richter, Joel E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1999, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p2037
OBJECTIVE: The reported incidence of adenocarcinoma in Barren's esophagus is variable. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma in a population of patients with Barrett's esophagus followed prospectively and to compare these findings with other series....
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Diagnosis and Management. Scott, Mark; GELHOT, AIMEE R. // American Family Physician;3/1/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p1161
Part I. Discusses the etiology and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Overview of the disease; Pathophysiology; Clinical presentation; Response to omeprazole.
- Esophagus Cancer Incidence among Females in Golestan Province, Iran (2004). Marjani, Abdoljalal; Kabir, Mohammad Javad; Semnani, Shahriyar; Sedaghat, Seyyed Mehdi; Moghaddami, Abbas // Journal of Medical Sciences;2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p90
The main aim of this study was to find and describe province-specific estimates of incidence in females by age groups for esophagus cancer. The data used in this study were collected in a cancer registry that was conducted by Health Deputy of Golestan province for a period of 1 year (2004). The...
- Carcinoma of the Proximal Esophagus, A Complication of Long-standing Achalasia. Seliger, Gustav; Lee, Thomas; Schwartz, Solomon // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1972, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p20
Describes the cases of carcinoma of the esophagus developing in patients with achalasia. Background on the patients; Difficulty of diagnosing carcinoma in the esophagus; Results of Heller myotomy performed on the patients.
- Achalasia Complicated by Multiple Intramucosal Carcinomas: Report of a Case. Naruo Kawasaki; Yutaka Suzuki; Nobuo Omura; Kazuto Tsuboi; Akira Matsumoto; Hideyuki Kashiwagi; Katsuhiko Yanaga // Surgery Today;Oct2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p897
AbstractÂ Â A 56-year-old woman underwent a laparoscopic Hellerâ€“Dor operation for esophageal achalasia in June 2002. As dysphagia became exacerbated and the oral intake became extremely poor, an esophagectomy was thus considered to be indicated. In September 2005, a transhiatal...