Making sense of oesophageal contents
- Temporal Changes in the Endoscopic Frequency of New Cases of Barrett's Esophagus in an Australian Health Region. Kendall, Bradley J.; Whiteman, David C. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2006, Vol. 101 Issue 6, p1178
OBJECTIVES: The number of patients diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus (BE) has increased in recent decades, although data from populations outside Europe and North America are scarce. This increase has significant implications for health resource utilization and costs. We sought to determine...
- Feasibility of string-capsule endoscopy in the diagnosis of esophageal mucosal disorders. Ramirez, Francisco C; Shaukat, Masud; Young, Michele A; Akins, Rodney L // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS31
An abstract of the article "Feasibility of String-capsule Endoscopy in the Diagnosis of Esophageal Mucosal Disorders," by Francisco C. Ramirez, Masud Shaukat, Michele A. Young and Rodney L. Akins is presented.
- Low-Dose Propofol Sedation for Diagnostic Esophagogastroduodenoscopy: Results in 10,662 Adults. Horiuchi, Akira; Nakayama, Yoshiko; Hidaka, Nao; Ichise, Yasuyuki; Kajiyama, Masashi; Tanaka, Naoki // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul2009, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p1650
OBJECTIVE:The use of propofol sedation during endoscopic procedures has increased in recent years. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of nurse-administered low-dose propofol sedation for diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD).METHODS:We prospectively assessed...
- DYSPHAGIA CLINIC. Esophageal spasm. O'Rourke, Ashli K.; Weinberger, Paul M.; Postma, Gregory N. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Nov2011, Vol. 90 Issue 11, p516
The article presents a case study of a 58-year-old man with esophageal spasm (ES). High-resolution manometry (HRM) revealed severe (ES) of the distal segments of the esophagus with sustained intraesophageal pressures of about 120 millimeter (mm). Among the cited symptoms of ES are chest pain and...
- Esophageal Studies in Patients with Noncardiac Chest Pain. // American Family Physician;9/1/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p1073
Presents an abstract of the study `Diagnostic value of esophageal studies in patients with angina-like chest pain and normal coronary angiograms,' by O. Frobert et al, published in `Annals of Internal Medicine.'
- British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the diagnosis of Barrett's oesophagus: are we casting the net too wide? Murphy, S. J.; Johnston, B. T.; Murray, L. J. // Gut;Dec2006, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p1821
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article regarding the British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Barrett's columnar-lined oesophagus published in the previous issue of the periodical is presented.
- Barrett's oesophagus - are British gastroenterologists denying their patients prevention of malignant change? Rosin, R.D. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Jun2002, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p521
Examines factors determining the occurrence of Barrett's esophagus. Transition from squamous to columnar epithelium; Correlation of Barrett's esophagus with chronic GORD; Alternatives to an anti-reflux operation.
- PPIs May Not Predispose to Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Moawad, Fouad J.; Maydonovitch, Corinne L.; Lake, Jason M.; Veerappan, Ganesh R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2010, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p468
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "PPIs May Not Predipose to Eosinophilic Esophagitis" in the previous issue.
- Response to Orel and Turk, and to Moawad et al. Spechler, Stuart Jon; Merwat, Shehzad Nawaz // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2010, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p469
A response by Stuart Jon Spechler and Shehzad Merwat to a letter to the editor about their article on the risk of acid-suppressive medications on eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in the previous issue is presented.