Chromosome 4 hyperploidy represents an early genetic aberration in premalignant Barrett's oesophagus
- The Last Page. Ruoff, Michael // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1977, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p91
Presents questions and answers about gastroenterology. Use of steroids in pancreatic inflammation; Characteristics of esophageal dilatation; Association of carcinoma with congenital cystic conditions of the liver and bile ducts.
- Upper gastrointestinal findings in Huntington’s disease: patients suffer but do not complain. Andrich, Jürgen E.; Wobben, Michael; Klotz, Peter; Goetze, Oliver; Saft, Carsten // Journal of Neural Transmission;Dec2009, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p1607
We investigated, retrospectively, the prevalence of gastroesophageal inflammation in patients with Huntingtonâ€™s disease (HD) during 10 years in our center. We found a high prevalence of gastritis or esophagitis even in patients without complaints, indicating that gastrointestinal disease...
- Atresia EsofÃ¡gica y FÃstula TraqueoesofÃ¡gica. EvoluciÃ³n y Complicaciones PostquirÃºrgicas. JAKUBSON S., LETICIA; PAZ C., FERNANDO; ZAVALA B., ALEJANDRO; HARRIS D., PAUL R.; BERTRAND N., PABLO // Revista Chilena de PediatrÃa;jul/ago2010, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p339
Esophageal atresia (EA) and tracheoesophageal fistula are congenital anomalies associated with respiratory and gastrointestinal morbidity. Objective: The aim of this study was to describe clinical characteristics of patients with EA and TEF during childhood, specially focused on respiratory and...
- The Ringed Esophagus: Histological Features of GERD. Morrow, J. Brad; Vargo, John J.; Goldblum, John R.; Richter, Joel E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2001, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p984
OBJECTIVE: The "ringed" or "corrugated" esophagus is a cause of chronic dysphagia and recurrent food impactions in young men. ft was previously believed to be a congenital condition, hut recent case series have documented histological esophagitis in these patients. We have treated 19 patients...
- Ringed Esophagus: An Association with Esophagitis. Bousvaros, Athos; Antonioli, Donald A.; Winter, Harland S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep1992, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p1187
Presents the case of a patient with esophagitis who underwent pediatric endoscopy. Medical history of the patient; Clinical characteristics of a ringed esophagus; Endoscopic signs of esophagitis in children.
- Is There a GERD Gene? Romero, Y.; Locke III, G. R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1999, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p1127
Examines whether gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is an inherited or a genetic disorder. Common diseases in which genetics may play a role; Conditions associated with GERD; Comparison of the prevalence of reflux symptoms among relatives of different groups of GERD patients and relatives...
- Barrett's Esophagus: Congenital or Acquired? Hassall, Eric // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1993, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p819
Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a premalignant condition in which metaplastic specialized columnar epithelium with goblet cells is present in the tubular esophagus. BE is much more prevalent in adults than in children, but largely because of its occurrence in children, a congenital etiology for BE...
- CARCINOMA ARISING IN FAMILIAL BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS. Poynton, A. R.; Walsh, T. N.; O'Sullivan, G.; Hennessy, T. P. J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep1996, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p1855
Discusses several case reports involving carcinoma arising in familial Barrett's esophagus. Cause of Barrett's esophagus; Pathogenesis of nonfamilial Barrett's esophagus; Comparison of the risk of carcinoma in Barrett's mucosa and in familial Barrett's esophagus.
- Congenital Membranous Stenosis of the Midesophagus. Liebman, William M.; Samloff, I. Michael // Clinical Pediatrics;Nov1973, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p660
Describes the membranous narrowing of the midesophagus and proposes a simple nomenclature for the major types of congenital stenosis of the esophagus. Use to designate the two major types of congenital esophageal narrowing; Symptoms of midesophageal stenosis; Necessary for an incomplete response...