THE EFFECT OF PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY (PDT) ON OESOPHAGEAL MOTILITY IN BARRETT'S OESOPHAGUS
- Barrett's Esophagus: Maybe Length Really Doesn't Matter. DiBaise, J. K.; Thompson, Jon S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2000, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p2161
Presents an abstract of the article "Effect of Segment Length on Risk for Neoplastic Progression in Patients With Barrett Esophagus," by R. E. Rudolph, T. L. Vaughan, B. E. Storer et al, published in a 2000 issue of the "Annals of Internal Medicine."
- Oesophageal free papers. // Gut;Apr2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 54, pA14
The article presents information on abstracts related to oesophagus. In an abstract the emphasis is given on the effect of acid suppression on the proliferation status of Barrett's Oesophagus. Gastro-oesophageal reflux has been advocated as the main risk factor for the development of Barrett's...
- Oesophageal Perforation: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge in a resource limited setting. A report of three cases. // Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p116
The article presents several cases of oesophageal perforation which were treated with tube thoracostomy. In one case, a 7 year old female with a history of having swallowed a coin was referred from a district hospital. In another case, a 23 year old African male prisoner pushed a piece of wood...
- The Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Clinical Correlates of Erosive Esophagitis and Barrett's Esophagus in Iranian Patients with Reflux Symptoms. Sharifi, Alireza; Dowlatshahi, Shahab; Tabriz, Hedieh Moradi; Salamat, Fatemeh; Sanaei, Omid // Gastroenterology Research & Practice;2014, p1
Background. Erosive esophagitis (EE) and Barrett's esophagus (BE) are the two important complications of gastroesophageal reflux disease. We aimed to investigate the prevalence of and the risk factors for EE and BE in an Iranian group of patients with reflux symptoms. We also examined the...
- Barrett's oesophagus:Is there a need for laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery? Sarela, Abeezar I. // Journal of Minimal Access Surgery;Mar2005, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p5
Focuses on the increase in the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in Europe and America. Recognition of the morphological sequence in the pathogenesis of esophageal carcinoma with the serial development of specialized intestinal metaplasia; Predominant aetiological factor for Barrett's...
- Esophageal Perforation. DeLuca, Robert F.; Tedesco, Francis J.; Ballan, Kenneth; Wortzel, Elliot; Rogers, Arvey I. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1977, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p362
Focuses on the unusual case of a 75-year old white male with esophageal perforation which presented with minimal symptoms and an unusual X-ray and responded to conservative therapy. Medical history of the case; Difference between iatrogenic instrumental perforation of the esophagus and the...
- The effect of neck flexion on oesophageal tension in the pig and its relevance to repaired oesophageal atresia. Lyall, P.; Bao-Quan, Q.; Beasley, S. // Pediatric Surgery International;Mar2001, Vol. 17 Issue 2/3, p193
The indications for postoperative ventilation and paralysis with neck flexion after repair of oesophageal atresia (OA) have been controversial, mainly because of a paucity of information on oesophageal compliance and the influence of posture on anastomotic tension. This study using a pig model...
- esophagectasia, esophagectasis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p811
A definition of the term "esophagectasia, esophagectasis," which refers to the dilatation of the esophagus, is presented.
- esophago-, esoph-, esophag-. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p811
An encyclopedia entry for "esophago-, esoph-, esophag-," which refers to combining forms meaning esophagus, is presented.