MISSED UPPER GI CANCER: IN THE COMMUNITY OR IN THE HOSPITAL?
- A Study of Pattern of Blood Supply of Stomach in Cadavers in a Medical College of Andhra Pradesh. Rani, V. Subhashini; Jena, Sipra Komal; Vamsy, A. // Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p72
Background: The knowledge of normal location, awareness on usual and rare variations of major blood vessels and their branches supplying the stomach is of immense help to Surgeons and research workers for deciding the areas of resection of tissues by surgeons and to add additional information on...
- Quality Indicators for EGD. Park, Walter G; Shaheen, Nicholas J; Cohen, Jonathan; Pike, Irving M; Adler, Douglas G; Inadomi, John M; Laine, Loren A; Lieb, John G; Rizk, Maged K; Sawhney, Mandeep S; Wani, Sachin // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2015, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p60
The article reports on a study which describes the quality indicators for esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). The researchers have determined the effectiveness of EGD for the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal, gastric, and small-bowel disorders, and is a safe procedure and well-tolerated for...
- Survival with Carcinoma of the Esophagus. Lowe, William C. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec72, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p915
Focuses on the histologic diagnosis of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. Definition of epidermoid carcinoma of the esophagus; Different modalities of treatment for patients with carcinoma; Percentage of survival of patients who received resectional surgery.
- Screening for oesophageal neoplasia in patients with head and neck cancer. Scherubl, H.; von Lampe, B. // British Journal of Cancer;1/21/2002, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p239
Due to advanced disease at the time of diagnosis the prognosis of oesophageal cancer is generally poor. As mass screening for oesophageal cancer is neither feasible nor reasonable, high-risk groups should be identified and surveilled. The aim of this study was to define the risk of oesophageal...
- Isolated Gastric Tuberculosis: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Mukhopadhyay, Madhumita; Rahaman, Quazi; Mallick, Nisith; Khan, Dawood; Roy, Sudipta; Biswas, Niloy // Indian Journal of Surgery;Oct2010, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p412
Isolated gastric tuberculosis is a rare condition, even in those parts of the world where intestinal tuberculosis is common. Herein we describe a case of a thirty year old female patient with isolated gastric tuberculosis who presented with features of gastric outlet obstruction.
- Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Pseudo-Achalasia in a Patient with Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome: An Enemy Out of the Blue. Chun, Carlene; Eisenstat, Saul; Dormady, Shane; Lombard, Charles; Triadafilopoulos, George // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Jul2011, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p1944
No abstract available.
- Nitrate and nitrosative chemistry within Barrett's oesophagus during acid reflux. Suzuki, H.; Iijima, K.; Scobie, G.; Fyfe, V.; McColl, K. E. L. // Gut;Nov2005, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p1527
Background and aims: When saliva, with its high nitrite content derived from the enterosalivary recirculation of dietary nitrate, meets acidic gastric juice, the nitrite is converted to nitrous acid, nitrosative species, and nitric oxide. In healthy volunteers this potentially mutagenic...
- Observer variation in the diagnosis of superficial oesophageal adenocarcinoma: another spanner in the works? Alderson, D. // Gut;Nov2002, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p620
Focuses on strategies for the more accurate diagnosis of superficial esophageal adenocarcinoma. Importance of distinguishing the condition from similar diseases; Recognition of the consequences of an inadequate number of small biopsies.
- Claim for Screening Endoscopy of the Esophagus. Lenglinger, Johannes; Riegler, Martin // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct2009, Vol. 104 Issue 10, p2632
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Receipt of previous diagnoses and endoscopy outcome from esophageal adenocarcinoma: a population-based study with temporal trends," by G. S. Cooper and colleagues.