Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma: how does acid interfere with cell proliferation and differentiation?
- THE CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS OF MUCOSAL PROLAPSE THROUGHOUT THE ALIMENTARY TRACT. Lichstein, Jacob // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1954, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p393
Assesses the clinical implications of mucosal prolapse throughout the alimentary tract. Discussion on the benign prolapse of gastric mucosa; Prolapse and retrograde extrusion of gastric mucosa into the esophagus; Cases of defects at the ileocecal valve.
- KI-67 EXPRESSION IN THE HUMAN FETAL GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Ghizdavăţ, A.; Gergő, Ráduly; Zsuzsanna, Pap; Lóránd, Dénes; Zoltán, Pávai // Romanian Journal of Functional & Clinical, Macro- & Microscopica;2015, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p180
Aim: The primitive bowel is formed by the folding of the trilaminated embryonic disk. Its walls are made up of components of endodermal and mezodermal origin. Until weeks 8 to 10, the epithelium of each digestive tract segment develops, and during the fetal period it undergoes several changes...
- Barrett's Esophagus. Sharma, Prateek // New England Journal of Medicine;12/24/2009, Vol. 361 Issue 26, p2548
The article discusses the management of the case of an obese man who was diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus after experiencing several years of gastroesophageal reflux. Barrett's esophagus involves a metaplastic change in the lining of the esophagus from the squamous mucosa to columnar...
- C-kit-immunopositive interstitial cells of Cajal in human embryonal and fetal oesophagus. Radenkovic, Goran; Ilic, Ivan; Zivanovic, Dragoljub; Vlajkovic, Slobodan; Petrovic, Vladimir; Mitrovic, Olivera // Cell & Tissue Research;Jun2010, Vol. 340 Issue 3, p427
Interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) are morphologically and functionally intercalated between the elements of the enteric nervous system and the smooth muscle cells (SMCs) in the musculature of the digestive tract. Kit immunohistochemistry reliably identifies the location of these cells and...
- Pemfigus Vulgarisli Hastalarda Ã–zofagus Tutulumu ve Deri BulgularÄ±yla KarÅŸÄ±laÅŸtÄ±rÄ±lmasÄ±. Şeremet, Sıla; Onsun, Nahide; Danalıoğlu, Ahmet; Demirkesen, Cuyan; Aygın, M. Serkan // Archives of the Turkish Dermatology & Venerology / Turkderm;2008, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p87
Background and Design: The pemphigus family includes a number of disease which feature intraepidermal blisters with acantholysis. Pemphigus vulgaris(PV) is the most common form of pemphigus, affects the skin and mucous membranes. Although oral mucosa is the most commonly affected site, all...
- POSTPRANDIAL ACID POCKET AT THE GASTRO- OESOPHAGEAL JUNCTION--EFFECT OF MEAL FAT CONTENT AND POSTURE. Fletcher, J.; Wirz, A.; McColl, K. E. L. // Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA57
After a meal there exists a pocket of unbuffered highly acidic gastric juice at the gastro-oesophageal (GO) junction. Authors observed that this post prandial acid pocket extended into the distal oesophagus. After the high fat meal there is proximal migration of the acid pocket resulting in a...
- 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."
- 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...
- 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.