Aerophagia, gastric, and supragastric belching: a study using intraluminal electrical impedance monitoring
- 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.
- 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.
- esophagomalacia. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p811
A definition of the term "esophagomalacia," which refers to the softening of the esophageal walls, is presented.
- esophagoptosia, esophagoptosis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p811
A definition of the term "esophagoptosia, esophagoptosis," which refers to the relaxation and prolapse of the esophagus, is presented.
- esophagostenosis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p811
A definition of the term "esophagostenosis," which refers to the stricture or narrowing of the esophagus, is presented.
- Surgery on the cervicovisceral axis for invasive thyroid cancer. Machens, Andreas; Hinze, Raoul; Dralle, Henning // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery;Aug2001, Vol. 386 Issue 5, p318
Background and aims: Invasion of the cervicovisceral axis (i.e., larynx trachea esophagus) by thyroid cancers still poses a surgical challenge. Patients and methods: Between November 1994 and October 1999, all patients who underwent surgery at this institution for differentiated (DTC) or...
- Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma: how does acid interfere with cell proliferation and differentiation? Fitzgerald, R. C. // Gut;Mar2005 Supplement 1, Vol. 54, pi21
Acid, a principal component of gastro-oesophageal refluxate, may contribute to the development and malignant progression of Barrett s oesophagus. Oesophageal pH monitoring studies have demonstrated that patients with Barrett's oesophagus have severe and chronic acid reflux. However, there is...