DOES THE LENGTH OF THE COLUMNAR LINED OESOPHAGUS (CLO) CHANGE WITH TIME
- eÂ·sophÂ·aÂ·gus. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p120
A definition of the term "esophagus" is presented. It refers to the tube of the digestive tract through which food passes from the throat to the stomach.
- 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...
- Oncological Perspectives in Barrett's Esophagus. QUIROZ-SANDOVAL, OSVALDO A.; PADILLA-ROSCIANO, ALEJANDRO E.; LÓPEZ-BASAVE, HORACIO N.; LEÓN-TAKAHASHI, ALBERTO M.; LINO-SILVA, LEONARDO S.; HERRERA-GÓMEZ, ÁNGEL // Journal of Cancerology;Oct-Dec2015, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p140
Barrett's esophagus refers to an acquired condition in which the normal squamous esophageal epithelium is replaced by a specialized type of columnar epithelium. Patients with Barrett's esophagus have a 30-60-fold greater risk of developing adenocarcinoma of the esophagus than the rest of the...
- corrosive oesophagitis. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p197
A definition of the term "corrosive oesophagitis" is presented. It refers to a type of oesophagitis which is caused by swallowing caustic chemicals.
- Laparoscopic redo paraesophageal hernia repair with collis gastroplasty for shortened esophagus. Jones, Rachel; Tadaki, Carl; Oleynikov, Dmitry // Surgical Endoscopy;Mar2015, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p736
Esophageal shortening can be seen in patients with chronic inflammation associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease and paraesophageal hernias. During surgical treatment of these conditions, it is important to address the esophageal shortening during the operation for optimal outcomes....
- swallow. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2119
A definition of the term "swallow" is presented. It relates to make the passage of something from the mouth through the throat and esophagus into the stomach by muscular action.
- Recurrent spontaneous esophageal rupture Khan, Omar A.; Barlow, Clifford W.; Weeden, David F.; Amer, Khalid M. // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jul2005, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p178
Abstract: Spontaneous esophageal rupture is an uncommon and poorly understood condition. Recurrent rupture is extremely rare, with only one previously reported case in the literature. Here, we present a case series of two patients who had recurrent ruptures, and discuss the principles underlying...
- Sword Swallowing Requires Practice. Sorbie, Charles // Orthopedics;Nov2005, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p1311
Describes a female sword swallower who, while practicing with a sharp dagger, sustained esophageal injury. Background on sword swallowing; Requirements for sword swallowing; Treatment of the woman.
- Mesoesophagus and other fascial structures of the abdominal and lower thoracic esophagus: a histological study using human embryos and fetuses. Si Eun Hwang; Ji Hyun Kim; Sang In Bae; Rodríguez-Vázquez, José Francisco; Gen Murakami; Baik Hwan Cho // Anatomy & Cell Biology;2014, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p227
A term "mesoesophagus" has been often used by surgeons, but the morphology was not described well. To better understand the structures attaching the human abdominal and lower thoracic esophagus to the body wall, we examined serial or semiserial sections from 10 embryos and 9 fetuses. The...